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Register for all Early Childhood program classes by clicking the corresponding PayPal link. 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.

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  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm May 31, Tuesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Animal Feedings: Frogs and Toads

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Tuesdays

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our frogs and toads.

  • 1:45 pm-2:30 pm June 2, Thursday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Sing Along with Electric Neil (AKA Mr. Singer)

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

    Description

    Neeleeo hosts a 45-minute sing-along that is high energy, educational, and most of all, a ton of musical fun. Little ones sing, clap and dance with their caregiver to up-tempo songs that focus on the natural world around them. Have fun, discover and sing!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 10:00 am-11:00 am June 3, Friday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    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. Read books, do fun hands-on games, and sing songs — all relating
    to a different nature theme each week.

    Presented in partnership with Instituto Cervantes.

    Cost: 7-week sessions: $100/member caregiver and child/series; $140/non-member caregiver and child/series; $20/single class. You are welcome to bring children under 12 months to an older sibling’s class at no additional fee. Attending siblings 12 months or older should be registered for the class. A limited number of series registrations are available. Once full series registrations are sold out, a limited number of single class registrations will be available.

    Registration Information

    Single Class

    Unless otherwise stated, programs are free to attend with museum admission and pre-registration is
    required for all paid programs. Questions? Email adultprograms@naturemuseum.org or familyprograms@naturemuseum.org.

    If you need to cancel, you must email cancel@naturemuseum.org. Cancellations must be made at least 15 days prior to the programs to receive a refund or to transfer to another date of the same program. No refunds or transfers will be available less than 15 days prior to a program’s start date. The Nature Museum reserves the right to cancel programs at any time, in which case a refund for any paid program fees would be available.

    Registration Closed
  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm June 4, Saturday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Cold Blooded Weekends with the Chicago Herpetological Society

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every month

    Description

    Get to know a menagerie of reptiles and amphibians during this hands-on experience provided by the Chicago Herpetological Society.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm June 5, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Cold Blooded Weekends with the Chicago Herpetological Society

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every month

    Description

    Get to know a menagerie of reptiles and amphibians during this hands-on experience provided by the Chicago Herpetological Society.

    Cost: Free with admission

 
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