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April 2017
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Open Make Space- Kid’s Choice

April 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Illinois,

Are you up for the Make Space Challenge? Join us to create and build in Children’s Museum of Illinois Make Space. Kids and families will be given a challenge and will need to use hammers, recyclables, and their ingenuity to solve the problem. Can you build a rover that could be used on Mars? What about creating a monster with glowing eyes? Put on your thinking cap and start MAKING! $1 per project for children aged 2 and older Make…

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May 2017
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Make Space Workshops- Boats

May 3 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Illinois,

Join us on select Wednesdays for special Make Space Workshops for students in 1st-4th Grades 12:30P-3P $20 registration/$15 Museum Members Small snack will be provided Get ready to float on at the Museum! This ultimate challenge will encourage children to build a boat to float on the pond. Can you keep the inside of the boat dry? More Info Here! Register for Boats HERE! Register for ALL 6 and receive 10% discount! HERE!

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Music at the Museum

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Children’s Museum of Illinois,

Join Michael, Zach, and Museum Educators in this interactive and musical program! Spend the first 30 minutes dancing, singing, and learning about beat, tempo, and rhythm. The second part of the program will be focused on making instruments to create music at home! Music at the Museum will be held every first and third Friday of the month from 10A-10:45A. Program is FREE with Museum admission.

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Make Space- Parachutes

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Illinois,

Are you up for the Make Space Challenge? Join us to create and build in Children’s Museum of Illinois Make Space. Kids and families will be given a challenge and will need to use hammers, recyclables, and their ingenuity to solve the problem. Can you build a rover that could be used on Mars? What about creating a monster with glowing eyes? Put on your thinking cap and start MAKING! $1 per project for children aged 2 and older Make…

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26th Annual Duck Derby

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Illinois,

Join Children's Museum of Illinois for our 26th annual Duck Derby, Saturday, May 6th, 2017 - our biggest fundraiser! Ducks are $10 each or 5 for $25, 12 for $50, 25 for $100 or 40 for $150 plus a Signature Duck Derby Sign!  Buy your ducks early to qualify for Early Bird prizes! Need not be present to win - all proceeds benefit Children's Museum of Illinois. Grand Prize: $3,000 2nd Prize: $1,000 3rd Prize: $500 4th Prize: $100 (5 Recipients!)  …

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Sensory Friendly Hours

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Illinois,

Visit Children’s Museum of Illinois at a time when the exhibits are turned down and the crowd is controlled. Sundays will also include visits from comfort dogs thanks to Paw Print Ministries and an art activity thanks to our friends at the Art Therapy Department from Millikin University! Regular Museum admission applies- $5 per person Click here for our Social Story and other accommodations.

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Make Space- Parachutes

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Illinois,

Are you up for the Make Space Challenge? Join us to create and build in Children’s Museum of Illinois Make Space. Kids and families will be given a challenge and will need to use hammers, recyclables, and their ingenuity to solve the problem. Can you build a rover that could be used on Mars? What about creating a monster with glowing eyes? Put on your thinking cap and start MAKING! $1 per project for children aged 2 and older Make…

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Designing for Good- Girl Scout Program

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Illinois,

During this workshop scouts will design and create a prototype for an invention that does good in their home or community. Girls will work on a team to invent a machine that will better the life of their friends, school, or town. Does their school need new or special equipment for the playground? Is there an invention that could help a family member with daily tasks? Chat about it in a team, design your ideas, and create a prototype for…

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Brain Dance

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Children’s Museum of Illinois,

Join the Dance Centre at Children's Museum of Illinois for Brain Dance! Brain Dance will be hosted the second and fourth Friday of the month at 10A. Dates include: March 24, April 14, April 28, and May 12. Brain Dance is FREE with Museum admission and children ages 2 and up are encouraged to participate with their caregiver. The Brain Dance is a full- body brain exercise based on developmental movement patterns that healthy human beings naturally move through in…

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Make Space- Indoor Greenhouse

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Illinois,

Are you up for the Make Space Challenge? Join us to create and build in Children’s Museum of Illinois Make Space. Kids and families will be given a challenge and will need to use hammers, recyclables, and their ingenuity to solve the problem. Can you build a rover that could be used on Mars? What about creating a monster with glowing eyes? Put on your thinking cap and start MAKING! $1 per project for children aged 2 and older Make…

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