It’s Halloween all month long at Chicago Children’s Museum. Join us for frightfully fun fall activities that spark creativity and imaginative play.
Paint Your Face
Weekdays at 11:15 am
Transform your face into a pumpkin, superhero, sea creature—whatever you choose. Or just turn your face green in our DIY face painting workshop!
Fridays-Sundays (and Monday, Oct. 12) at 2:15 pm
It’s not a liquid and not a solid. It’s SNOT! Not really, but this slime promises to drip in a most disgusting way. Take home a vial of this icky goo, and save it for Halloween night!
Saturdays and Sundays at 11:15 am
What has the head of a bear and 18 wheels? A frankentoy! Construct your own creepy creature using toy parts and other extraordinary junk.
Oct. 6, 9-13, 16, 19-20, 23-27, 30-Nov. 1 at 1, 2 & 3 pm
Oct. 8, 22 and 29 at 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
October 15 at 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm
Transform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials.
Costume Design with Anna Glowacki
October 15 at 5:30 & 6:30 pm
October 17-18 at 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm
Dig deep into your imagination and add a “wow” accessory to your Halloween garb with costume designer Anna Glowacki. Perhaps a glittering crown for an intergalactic princess? How about a swirling cape for a futuristic superhero? Anything goes in this hands-on workshop!
Kids Create: Make with Nature
Wednesdays, 10 am-1 pm
Dig, sort and play with natural materials, such as leaves, pinecones and bark. Create art inspired by the beauty of the season. These workshops are especially for ages five and younger.