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.
On a bitterly cold winter day, my family had a wonderful time at Brookfield Zoo – and it only cost us $10. By taking advantage of the zoo’s generous calendar of free days during the winter, you can have a great time at Brookfield on the cheap, too!
The latest in our “Indoor Play” series is a look at the weekly “Toddler Time” sessions offered at the Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Aurora. If you have a little kiddie with energy to spare, you’ll want to read this one!
When the weather is frigid and you just need to escape from your home, a library is usually a good (and free) bet. So we take a look at what the Sugar Grove Public Library offers for children and their parents.
The latest in our Indoor Play series is Fun Republic in St. Charles, a large, extremely clean spot that offers inflatables, pretend play areas, slides and a small train.
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!
Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse offers family-friendly movies for $1 on Tuesday mornings this summer, or $5 for 10 movies. Participating theaters include the Cinemark Tinseltown USA in North Aurora.
Kids Bowl Free is a nationwide program in which registered children receive two free games of bowling all summer long. Nearly 20 bowling alleys in northern Illinois are participating this summer.
Unfortunately, Lake View Nature Center closed in June 2016 due to budget issues. We’ll let you know if it reopens!
Here’s a list of creative, free ideas for places where your kids can play indoors in Chicago’s western suburbs when the weather outside is too cold or rainy.