Outside Fun! From running and biking along the lakefront to beach volleyball to sailing, we embrace the warm weather months and take advantage of Chicago’s beautiful public spaces. Have fun designing your own outdoor game course. Then go play!
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Picture Perfect If you close your eyes and picture your perfect summer day, what would it include? Use your drawing and guessing skills to play a fun game of pictionary all about summer favorites from arts and crafts to zoos.
Set Sail! Chicago’s beaches along Lake Michigan are fantastic places to play outside and breath in some cooler air. They are also home to sailboat races all summer long. Make your own cork boat, then test how well it floats as you set sail!
Windy City Kites Chicago is often called the Windy City. It earned this nickname because politicians and organizers were bragging about Chicago while lobbying to be the host city for the 1893 world’s fair. Today, most people associate it with our gusty weather. Make your own paper bag kite and see how high you can More
A Tough Call and Your Homerun Choices Read or listen to the story A Tough Call to find how the White Sox dominated baseball during the mid 1910s and the scandal that ruined the 1919 season. In the story, meet Danny, a huge White Sox fan, who draws lessons from the past to make his More