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Finding Nature

Dinos, otters and a train will thrill kids Read more

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You and your family can pick anything from strawberries to tomatoes to, of course, apples in many U-Pick sites near Chicago. Read more

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Chicago Botanic Gardens opens it's new Growing Garden this summer - dedicated space where children can plant and later come back to see how their contribution to the garden is growing. Read more

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Are you in search of a little peace and quiet some days, but you need to figure out how to do that with kids around? Recently, local author Anne Ford scoured the city for tranquil places for her new book Peaceful Places Chicago. Read more

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Finding nature's hidden treasures can be as easy as heading out into your own backyard. Read more

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Next time a fresh snowfall blankets the Chicago area, don’t curse another Midwestern winter. Instead, bundle up the kids and introduce them to animal tracking. Read more

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Nudge your pudgies off the couch this winter a family snow-tubing hill or dog-sledding adventure, or create your own backyard-or-bust version of Rudolph's Reindeer Games. Read more

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