Sunday, March 28, 2010
Des Plaines History Center - Spring Homeschool Programs
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines IL 60016
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
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.