Touch real mammal skins and see how their teeth help them eat the foods available in winter. You can help pretend mammals find places that protect them from winter winds and snow.
Beginner's Art Studio
Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-ended art experience. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces.
Bugs in Winter
Meet some live bugs and worms that spend the winter deep in the soil or in rotten logs.
Birds in Winter
Touch real bird feathers and bones and see what kinds of foods birds eat when they spend the winter near Chicago. Then look for plush birds in the Wonder Works orchard and Great Outdoors exhibit.
Paint Covered Wednesdays provide children the artistic opportunity of a lifetime. Children use a large variety of paints, styles and canvases as they learn to tell their stories, to create new things and expand their understanding of the world around them.