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Spring Into Art creativity class is Wednesday, April 22 at 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Celebrate the coming of the new season in a class filled with creative learning. Explore the warm side of the color wheel, make colorful coffee filter flowers, paint a spring masterpiece, and more.

Fee: $14 member/child partner $20 nonmember/child partner

This class is for children age 2 - 4.

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Get your children and start your weekend with some fun everyone will enjoy.

John Oliver & Cookie Monster host W-ORD Channel 7 News.
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The art activity today at DCM@The Mall is self portraits.

Come spend your Friday with us. We're open until 8 p.m.

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This post explores activities that use scissors to develop fine motor skills.

It is a great read for parents and teachers of young learners.
Tips for teaching scissor cutting skills in your preschool or kindergarten classroom.
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The art activity today at DCM@The Mall is make a person.

Stop in to make a person and stay to play. We're open till 8 p.m.

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Looking for some spring break relaxation right here in Naperville?

Join us next Monday & Tuesday for the last ‪#‎eatout4DCM‬ and let Angeli's Fine Italian Restaurant do the cooking.

Reservations are required for dining in. Please mention the DCM fundraiser while making your reservations.
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DCM Professional Development Science & Nature for Preschoolers is April 21.

Science and nature are inseparable! Discover ways to encourage your preschoolers to love nature and find the science that is all around them.

This hands-on, inquiry-based interactive workshop is a great way to bring new ideas to your classroom or home. Get your spot.
DuPage Children’s Museum will be presenting hands-on and inquiry-based Professional Development sessions for early learning professionals and parents. All sessions are aligned with the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards. CPDUs, CEUs or Inservice Hours will be awarded for each session. To register or for more information call 630.637.8000 x 0. Upcoming DCM-Sponsored Professional Development
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Trains! Trains! Trains! creativity class is Tuesday, April 14 from 10:30-11:00 a.m.

All aboard for a class loaded with activity for your young conductor! Explore various train themed projects that engage math, science, and art concepts.

Fee: $14 member/child partner $20 nonmember/child partner

This class is for ages 2 - 4 year.

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April Creativity Classes are online now.

Take advantage of these great classes and learn with your kids.

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The Lieutenant Governor visited DCM earlier this week. Check out the photos: http://buff.ly/1HOYSTV
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A great activity to use with your light box.

Don't have a light box?

Check out DCM Early Learning Specialist's new blog post for easy directions to make your own: http://bit.ly/1BL92Ab
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Alix Tonsgard's newest blog post Playing with Light is up now.

Ever feel intimidated by the idea of teaching STEM to your children?

This blog will help you be comfortable with STEM and it will teach you how to make an easy light box.

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630-637-8000
Email
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630-637-1276
Address
301 North Washington Street Naperville, IL, 60540
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A Force for Early Learning
Introduction
DuPage Children’s Museum is more than a Museum…it's a force for early learning! Via interactive exhibits and programs that make learning fun for children and adults playing together, DuPage Children's Museum helps develop curiosity, creativity, thinking and problem solving in young children. The Museum is located in Naperville, Illinois, a quick walk from the Naperville Metra train station. Parking is free and the building is wheelchair accessible. For information about hours, Museum admission and membership packages, visit www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org or call (630) 637-8000.

Mission
DuPage Children’s Museum mission is to stimulate curiosity, creativity, thinking and problem solving in young children through:
- self-directed, open-ended experiences
- integration of the arts, science and math, and
- the child-adult learning partnership.

Description
As a model resource for self-directed, open-ended experiences, DuPage Children’s Museum will transform the learning landscape for young children and the important adults in their lives.

Core Beliefs:
- respect for all children and their ability to learn
- the power of play as a basis for constructing knowledge
- the importance of the child-adult learning partnership