Resources & Activities

Home or Classroom Activities

Take a look at some of our favorite activities that you can do on your own. Tried, true and tested at Chicago Children's Museum!

Wonder Kids Activities

For Educators

Below are articles, lesson plans, and activities to enhance classroom curriculum for pre-K through third-grade students.

Activities Showcased at 2011 CMAEYC

CCM Publications

Chicago Children's Museum takes play seriously. Review some of our recent publications here.

The Built Environment

Click here for The Built Environment, a hands-on educational program that explores engineering concepts through the lens of architecture.

Professional Consulting

The education, exhibit and design professionals at Chicago Children's Museum are available to consult on your project, from brainstorming to implementation. We have expertise in:

  • child development
  • design of environments for play and learning
  • educational programs for children and adults
  • professional development for educators and parents
  • visual and performing arts programming
  • first-person cultural programming
  • supporting family learning
  • effective community partnerships

Please contact us to discuss your needs and ideas; we want to help support play and learning in your community.