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Family History

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Activities My Name Scavenger Hunt | Discussing, Writing, Movement The Chicago Start the activity My Family and Friends Snapshot | Discussing, Close Looking, Movement he Chicago Start the activity The Story of My Day | Reading, Writing, Discussing, Drawing he Chicago Start the activity Tell Me Your Story | Discussing, Writing, Drawing he Chicago Start the activity Family Food More

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    Chicago Flag-Part Two

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    Activities Chicago Landmarks | Game Playing, Drawing, Researching The white stripes on the Chicago flag stand for the places we live: the North, South, and West Sides of the city. Chicago is world-famous for its skyscrapers, beautiful parks, public art, and sports venues, but the city’s neighborhoods are also home to some distinctive architecture and special More

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      Chicago Flag: Part One

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      Activities Know Your Chicago Flag | Drawing, crafting  The Chicago flag is a starting point for exploring the city’s rich history. Each activity will encourage your kids to share their ideas and express their creativity.The Chicago flag can be found throughout the city, but do you know what its stars and stripes symbolize? Discover the meaning More

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        1893 World’s Fair

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        Activities Stories help us imagine past times and places and connect with people from long ago. This week’s activities are based on a short story called Best of the Fair, which is about the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. It was an amazing world’s fair! More than 20 million people from around the world visited Chicago to More

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          December
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          Built Environment

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          Activities The places we live, work, learn, and have fun as well as the roads and transportation systems that connect them are all designed and constructed by people. This is called the built environment, and it is all around you. This week, we’ll explore the built environment through activities that look at our own homes, More

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