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Children & Family Programs

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  • Kids graduating Polish through Nature class
  • Critter Connection

Register for all Early Childhood program classes by clicking the corresponding PayPal link. Registration forms are also available to submit via mail or fax. For all programs, space is limited and registration is required. Payment is due at the time of registration.  For additional questions, please email familyprograms@naturemuseum.org or call 773-755-5145.

Full list of Children & Family Programs
  • 10:00 am-11:00 am
    December 19, Friday

    Spanish through Nature: Parents and Tots (Ages 1-4)

    Children & Family | Sold Out

    Description

    Children ages 1-4 will learn Spanish vocabulary during an experiential, interactive class through songs, movement and laughter! Children will read a thematic book together and then do fun hands-on crafts and sing songs relating to the day’s theme. Cost: 7-week sessions: $100/member caregiver and child/series; $140/non-member caregiver and child/series; $20/single class; Presented in partnership with Instituto Cervantes.

    Registration Information

    If you have to cancel, you must email familyprograms@naturemuseum.org to cancel registration for early childhood and family programs, and adultprograms@naturemuseum.org to cancel registration for adult programs.

    Cancellations must be made at least two weeks prior to the program to receive a refund, or to transfer to another date of the same program. No refunds or transfers will be available less than two weeks prior to a program’s start date. The Nature Museum reserves the right to cancel programs at any time.

    Registration Closed
  • 9:00 am-2:00 pm
    December 20, Saturday

    Winter Holiday Highlight: Green Gifting Single Day Camp (Ages 5-10)

    Children & Family

    Description

    Bring your child to join us in preparing the holiday season by creating their own gifts for friends and family at our "green gifting" camp. All crafts will be environmentally friendly and inspired by some of our popular exhibits. Drop the kids off and have them spend the day crafting and learning about nature.
    Cost per date: $50/member; $65/non-member.

    Registration has closed.

    Registration Information

    If you have to cancel, you must email familyprograms@naturemuseum.org to cancel registration for early childhood and family programs, and adultprograms@naturemuseum.org to cancel registration for adult programs.

    Cancellations must be made at least two weeks prior to the program to receive a refund, or to transfer to another date of the same program. No refunds or transfers will be available less than two weeks prior to a program’s start date. The Nature Museum reserves the right to cancel programs at any time.

  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
    December 31, Wednesday

    Noon Year's Eve Party

    Children & Family

    Description

    Join us for a family friendly celebration of the New Year. Bring your little party animals to enjoy music, crafts, refreshments and a countdown to noon complete with an apple juice toast.
    Cost: $15/member, $20/non-member, $10/children 3 and up.

    Registration Information

    Price Options



    If you have to cancel, you must email familyprograms@naturemuseum.org to cancel registration for early childhood and family programs, and adultprograms@naturemuseum.org to cancel registration for adult programs.

    Cancellations must be made at least two weeks prior to the program to receive a refund, or to transfer to another date of the same program. No refunds or transfers will be available less than two weeks prior to a program’s start date. The Nature Museum reserves the right to cancel programs at any time.

  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    January 3, Saturday

    Cold Blooded Weekends with the Chicago Herpetological Society

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: First weekend of every month

    Description

    Get to know a menagerie of reptiles and amphibians during this hands-on experience provided by thte Chicago Herpetological Society.
    Cost: Free with museum admission.

  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    January 4, Sunday

    Cold Blooded Weekends with the Chicago Herpetological Society

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: First weekend of every month

    Description

    Get to know a menagerie of reptiles and amphibians during this hands-on experience provided by thte Chicago Herpetological Society.
    Cost: Free with museum admission.

 

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