Posts in category "Chicago History Museum"

Wee Windy City Winter Survival Guide: A pint-sized Chicago history lesson

Wee Windy City Winter Survival Guide: A pint-sized Chicago history lesson
Listen, this winter has been truly endless. I am in a rut and I am running out of ideas. It occurred to me that I could get creative and make a basic drive around town a learning opportunity for the littles (hey, we’ve got nothing else to do). Here are some ideas to help you... Read more »

101 Things to do with your Chicago Kid

  I am reposting this entry from March 1, 2010 because I came across it in my archives and it really is a pretty darn good list if I do say so myself. I’ve got to really focus if I want to get to all of these things before my kids head off to college.... Read more »

Martin Luther King Day at the Chicago History Museum

Martin Luther King Day at the Chicago History Museum
I know that it feels like your children just returned to school after many, many days off, but next Monday is another day off for those lucky kiddies.Have you made plans yet? If not, I wanted share info on an event that sounds really interactive and interesting. In honor of Martin Luther King Day, the Chicago History Museum is hosting a celebration of Dr. King’s life and legacy with music, crafts and family activities. MLK day at the Museum lasts from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on January 16, 2012. This event is free for Museum members and all Illinois residents...
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Summer Links

Are you having a good summer so far? Me too. We’ve been doing all sorts of fun activities around town — and then I’ve been busy blogging about it all. I am writing another blog for the months of June and July called School’s Out!. I’ve been posting about family-friendly activities in and around Chicago... Read more »

Upcoming free museum days

Are you totally broke after the holidays? Me too. But the show must go on. Kids still need to be entertained and parents need an occasional escape from the confines of home — particularly in the winter. This is the time of year when free museum days are a lifesaver. Here is a list of... Read more »