Together, We Will Persevere.
Such a mix of emotions going on as we learn to navigate through this unusual time. One of the most powerful occurrences derived from this period of quarantine is seeing our community band together. Whether it’s the WPBCC (Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce) sharing restaurants on their Instagram or the Children’s Museum offering slime tutorials, we would like for this educational resource page to serve as a home for all the wonderful things that our partners and our community have put together to help support you. Be safe, educated, enlightened, and entertained. If we can pull together at a distance, imagine what our community can look like once the quarantine is lifted.
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Kohl Children’s Museum
Since having to close their physical doors, Kohl Children’s Museum has burst open their virtual doors at the Home Zone. There are a variety of videos featuring Museum Educators teaching STEM learning and reading aloud from their favorite books. You can even visit them for a virtual tour on youtube and take a quick summertime walk through the pollinator garden that Rose donated. <3
National Pest Management Association- Check out Pest World, a place where kids can enjoy educational games, puzzles, videos, and more approved by the National Science Teachers Association and all ad-free.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum- Take a close look at Peggy Notebaert’s personal specimen collection. You can also sign up for their daily email packed full of facts, activities and great questions to ask your kids to engage their science needs.
Brookfield Zoo- How about going on a virtual field trip to the zoo!
Dunes Learning Center- Download free activities, take virtual field trips, and more!
PBS LearningMedia and our award-winning PBS Kids programming. PBS LearningMedia resources span disciplines for grades PreK-12, are aligned to national and state standards, and include videos, comprehensive lessons, and other activities. Start exploring PBS LearningMedia options below:
Naperville Park District – Activities, videos, workouts, athletics, art projects, and so much more for the community to participate in while everyone is at home for kids, adults, and seniors.