These educational and engaging activities are designed to assist educators in preparing children for a Museum field trip or extending the learning into the classroom.

Discover how animals adapt to their environment through exploring birds, insects, invertebrates and amphibians.

Investigate and learn about various media by creating three-dimensional works of art inspired by artists Augusta Savage and Alexander Calder.

Experiment and test the wind-resistance of building materials.

Discover how wind, sun and water can be used as sources of energy through experimentation.

Explore the properties of water, color, shape and texture through the creation of “water art.”

Explore, compare, contrast and construct bird homes and shelters.

Understand how a balance of good nutrition and physical activity are important for living a healthy lifestyle.

Discover and explore how your body can be used as a measuring tool.

Explore methods to reduce and reuse garbage.

Discover how the five senses help people learn about their world.

Learn how trains transport people and goods, and the key factors of railway safety.

Experiment and explore various tools that are used by scientists

Explore, design, build and test musical instruments to discover how sound is created through vibration.

Investigate various tools and methods to move water.

Field Trip Reservations

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Field Trip Scholarships

A limited number of field trip scholarships are available to classrooms or child care centers designated by the Museum as a school or center of need.
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Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago strives to be equally available to guests with any level of physical, visual, auditory, or cognitive challenge. Our facility and exhibits were designed using the principles of universal design.
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