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From fitness to fizzy fun, kids enjoy summer events at Kohl Children’s Museum

“This summer we have a special program or activity for every member of the family with many opportunities to learn and grow through play during the hottest months of the year,” says Sheridan Turner, Museum President and CEO of Kohl Children’s Museum.

The museum's spacial summer programs include:

Baby and Me Time

Mondays, 9:30 to 11 a.m. 

Parents of newborns can network while asking a nurse from Advocate Lutheran General Hospital questions about infant care at no cost.

Garden Buddies 

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

This series take place in Habitat Park where children can learn about seeds, weeds, worms, fruits and vegetables, plus pollination.

Nature Encounters
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Bird Homes, Stroll with your Senses, Wind Power, Bird Behavior Hike and What’s Under a Log? are among the explorations kids will have in Habitat Park.

Fitness for All 

Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

This series encourages families to work out together by introducing exercise events such as Bubble Extravaganza!, Yoga in the Park and Jump, Jump, Jump! For details, visit

Science Fridays

Select Fridays, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

With the help of Northwestern Medicine Frozen, this entertaining and educational program includes Fizzy, Fun and Ice Cream Science experiments.

Art Adventures & Daily Discoveries

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to p.m. 4 p.m.

Parents and children tap into their creativity with Tools We Use (July 14-27), Light Catchers (July 28-August 10) and Shadow Makers (August 11- 20).

Theatre Games 

Thursdays at 1:30 p.m
Performing youths partake in The Chicken Strut, The Machine, The Amazing Shoebox and How do YOU Dance? To learn more, visit

Kohl Children’s Museum is located on 2100 Patriot Blvd. in Glenview. For additional information on its summer programs, visit or call 847-832-6600.

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