DO NOT MISS: Mr. Imagine's Toy Store (presented by the Chicago Children's Museum)
Mr. Imagine's Toy Store is not what you think it is. If you live anywhere near the city, YOU CANNOT MISS THIS EXTREMELY UNIQUE EXPERIENCE with your family. This pop -up shop is an extension of the Chicago Children's Museum and their Unboxed: Adventures in Cardbaord Exhibit. They are using this medium as a way to celebrating kid's unbridled creativity (love this). There are two ways children can experience cardboard through Chicago Children’s Museum: at Mr. Imagine’s Toy Store at 1371 N. Milwaukee Ave. and at the museum’s newest exhibit, Unboxed: Adventures in Cardboard. At Unboxed, which runs until May 5, 2013, children can explore the magnificence of cardboard by climbing on a nine-foot-tall cardboard Giant, crawling through the cardboard maze or creating their own cardboard creation at the cardboard studio (add this to the long-term to-do list). But Mr. Imagine's Toy Store is only open until this Sunday. This place is oozing creativity. I stopped by late Monday afternoon with my three kids (ages 8, 6 and 3). They had the time of their lives and I had to drag them out the door to go home and have dinner. We walked out with a "dog named Puppy," a tool box and a bird of many, many feathers (complete with a functioning beak)...