Sunday, March 28, 2010

Des Plaines History Center - Spring Homeschool Programs

Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines IL 60016

Home-School Programs

The History Center's Home-School program includes a short, hands-on lesson plus an accompanying project. A different historical theme is covered each month.

The third Wednesday of each month from 10:00-11:00 am or 1:00-2:00 pm, September-May. An adult must accompany children to programs. Geared toward children ages 5-12. Advance registration required: 847-391-5399

Programs FREE unless otherwise noted.
This year's Home-School Program is sponsored in part by the Kiwanis Club of Des Plaines

Spring 2010

April 21: Toys that Trick Your Brain
Try out some 19th century toys that create optical illusions including a stereo viewer, thaumatrope, and phenakistoscope. See yourself in 3D by making a stereo card featuring your picture.

May 19: Victory Gardens & V-Mail
Learn about the homefront experience during WWII by planting a victory garden and writing your own V-Mail letter.

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