“Dinosaur Giants: An Exhibit From the Sereno Fossil Lab” is a new, free exhibit at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin that will allow your family to learn about giant dinosaurs who roamed what is now Africa 135 million years ago.
Water Wonders, located along the Fox River in North Aurora, is a spot where children can splash, wade and climb while learning about water conservation and the native landscape of Illinois.
Maryknoll Park in Glen Ellyn features a splash park, two playgrounds, miniature golf course, bocce ball courts, picnic pavilion, a 9-hole disc golf course and more!
Our newest contributor takes her 4-year-old daughter on a daytrip to the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago, located in Schaumburg, and finds that there’s something new around every corner.
The new Children’s Discovery Room at the Aurora Regional Fire Museum offers opportunities for your kids to dress up as a firefighter, prepare meals for the firehouse and be a part of a bucket brigade!
If you have a chid who loves to make things or feels good about completing a project, you’ll want to read our Insider’s Guide to the Kids Workshops offered each month at Home Depot stores in Chicago’s suburbs. They’re free!
If your family would like to enjoy a movie under the stars this summer, this Outdoor Movie Guide is for you. Many of them are free!
A combination visit to the Knoch Knolls Nature Center and nature-themed playground at the adjacent Knoch Knolls Park makes for a fun, cheap “easy outing” in Naperville.
Jonamac Orchard in Malta offers pick-your-own apples, a pumpkin patch, corn maze, barnyard animals and an activity area that features a jumping pillow and lots more.
The DuPage Children’s Museum, closed since a flood in January, reopened on Saturday, Sept. 19, with a more open, brighter look.