Articles by Rachel Matuch




Kidlist’s 2020 Family Holiday Guide with Christmas Events and More!

We have you covered for all of your holiday fun, including Christmas events and activities, Hanukkah events, celebrating New Year’s Eve with your kids before your adult celebration at midnight, and even events and activities when you need a break from the holidays in middle of all the busyness. Scroll through the list of holiday family fun and find great…


The Giant Kidlist Holiday Bucket List for December 2020

This year more than ever, a great bucket list can help give us some inspiration to focus on the hope-filled holidays! Explore the outdoors and get cozy at home with family activities. We are also always updating our December events calendar, so check back regularly for outdoor, online, and socially distanced goings-on. Don’t miss our printable holiday bucket list at…


Experience Gifts to Give Kids for the 2020 Holidays

Not only do experience gifts tend to support local businesses, they also cut down on the clutter in our homes, help us explore the places we live, and help us make magical memories with our kiddos. We’ve got the goods on amazing experience gifts for kids this year! This article is sponsored by Tommy’s Private Car Service, offering private holiday…





Local Haunted Hayrides, Walks, and Drives for Halloween 2020

There’s a chill in the air . . . and little ghosts and goblins everywhere are on the hunt for a good scare! While some events have been cancelled this year, others are moving ahead with a focus on advance registration, smaller groups, and other precautions. These open-air events are a great way to get those scares in more safely….


Map of Fun Outdoor Places to Go with Kids During the Pandemic

The team here at Kidlist has been busy checking out safe outdoor destinations all around Chicagoland! We’ve put this map together to help inspire your family with a few fun, safe adventures in our local area. After all, it can all start feeling a bit Groundhog Day when we’re limited to certain activities and grow weary of the local park….