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Children & Family Programs

  • Kids on Rug in North Gallery
  • 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-3:00 pm
    August 2, Saturday

    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 the Chicago Herpetological Society.
    Cost: Free with Admission.

  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    August 3, Sunday

    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 the Chicago Herpetological Society.
    Cost: Free with Admission.

  • 1:45 pm-2:30 pm
    August 7, Thursday

    Mr. Singer

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: 1st Thursday of every month

    Description

    Mr. Singer’s 30-minute sing-a-long 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 Museum admission.

  • 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
    August 8, Friday

    Bugapalooza!

    Children & Family

    Description

    Join us for our annual celebration of the buggy world of invertebrates! Experience a bug zoo, take bug walks through the prairie, try some sweet and savory bug snacks (all bugs are cooked!), bug crafts and much more.
    Cost: Adult/Member $10, Adult/Non-Member $15, Child/Member $7, Child Non-Member $10.  

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  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    August 14, Thursday

    Habitat Conservation Fair

    Children & Family

    Description

    Opportunities are out there to become a citizen scientist, certify your backyard or take part in a service day. Meet with representatives from Habitat 2030, Project Squirrel and more to learn how you can help. Cost: Free with Museum admission.

 

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