Is communication challenging for your child with special needs? Join Oak Park speech-language pathologist Dr. Jill E. Senner and our own Shelley Harris for a show and tell workshop highlighting creative adaptations for communication, especially in areas difficult for augmentative communication users, such as in the pool, garden, bed and more. Dr. Senner, founder of Technology and Language Center, Inc., has almost 20 years of experience working with with children with complex communication needs. Register beginning October 7.
We supply plenty of these popular building blocks so your kids can have creative fun making structures of all shapes and sizes. No registration.
Tweens Only! Join us for some spooky Halloween viewing, just for kids ages 9-12. Snacks provided, too! No registration.
Design and decorate a funny or scary Halloween pumpkin. This event is BYOP - Bring Your Own Pumpkin. We will supply paint and decorating supplies, plus take care of the mess at the end! All ages. No registration.
Help others in your community in this special after-school service club. Kids will learn about homelessness, including whom it affects and will participate in creating warm items to help clients of West Suburban PADS. Visit neighborhoodgivingproject.org for more information about how this local organization inspires children to be better global citizens by providing hands-on, hands-together community service projects for families. No registration.
Have a fab time celebrating everything Barbie. We provide a dream house, lots of fashions, accessories, horses, cars, and a choice of dolls and you simply bring your imagination. No registration.
For children 3-5 years, with a caregiver. Hands-on and age-appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child. An OPPL card is not required.
for children 3 to 5 years, with or without a caregiver. Through longer picture books and concept games, children build important pre-reading skills in this fun and enriching session. This class builds literacy and listening skills and encourages your child to develop a love of reading to prepare for school success. After the storytime, stay for Preschool Playgroup, with hands-on age-appropriate pre-literacy activities! OPPL card required.
for 2's and 3's, with a caregiver. Created especially for curious toddlers, we bring stories to life by sharing delightful books, friendly puppets, music, and movement games. This class encourages positive early learning experiences through reading, singing, and playing. After the storytime, stay for Toddler Playgroup, with hands-on age-appropriate pre-literacy activities! OPPL card required.
Special Halloween edition of this fun program for kids 5 to 8 years! Designed for early elementary kids who are ready for more challenging picture books. Games, crafts, and activities will be matched with the stories in this hands-on session that is a great way to discover both new books and new friends. Open to all.