February 2012

Chicago Parent magazine

Cover illustration by Tom Deja

Four Places to Leap (Year)

Some great "leap" related things to do on the 29th. Read...

 

Chicago Children's Museum Historical Characters Scavenger Hunt

At the Chicago Children's Museum, kids take part in a history scavenger hunt and chat with museum staff dressed as important Americans to learn how they shaped the current-day U.S.A. Read...

 

Chocolate Pizza Party at the Morton Arboretum

At Morton Arboretum's Kids' Chocolate Pizza Party, kids 4-8 can try their hand and sweet tooth at making a chocolate pizza covered in a variety of candy toppings.  Read...

 

Junior Zookeepers at Lincoln Park Zoo

third- and fourth-graders will get the full picture when they spend the day as Junior Zookeepers learning about animal training, seeing tools of the trade and experiencing what it's like to prepare meals for zoo animals.  Read...

 

Explore reed instruments

At "Really Resonating Reeds," members of Northwestern's saxophone ensemble and clarinet studio showcase examples of their single-reed instruments, whether big, small, high or low. Read...

 

New ways to enjoy winter in Chicago

The places you go to in the summer can also be fun in the winter. From snowshoeing to skating to the zoo, Chicago has a lot to offer when it's cold outside. Read...

 

Get rid of lice without chemicals

Lice can take up an enormous amount of time and cause a lot of anxiety. Who wants a bunch of bugs crawling in their child's hair? Carrie Madej has an easier way, part of which is: let her do it. Read...

 

Combining stand-up comedy with parenting

It's possible to juggle a life on stage with raising kids. We talked to four stand-up comics about how they incorporate everything into their lives. Read...

 

Choosing a summer camp in Chicago

Are you and your kids ready for camp this summer? It's not too early to start checking ones out and applying. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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