Deicke Park Discovery Zone in Huntley: a Colorful, Inclusive Playground

Wow — where do I even start with this gem of a playground? Diecke Park Discovery Zone in Huntley has got to be one of my favorite playgrounds in the Chicago suburbs! The design committee worked closely with the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association to make the playground truly accessible. Deicke Park Discovery Zone Playground in Huntley When we first…

10 Sunflower Fields Near Chicago to Brighten Your Day

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what sunflowers do.” – Helen Keller. Brighten your day by getting lost in a maze and cutting your own fresh flowers at these local sunflower fields! These sunflower fields near Chicago include mazes, u-pick, and more. Be sure to bring bug spray, sunscreen, and sunglasses when winding through the…

Chicagoland Kids Theater Guide: Spring – Summer 2021

Sharing the arts with your kids is such an unforgettable, wonderful experience! And, thankfully, there are some amazing, family-friendly theater productions happening in the months to come throughout the Chicagoland area! Kidlist has you covered with an excellent listing of shows (both virtual and hopefully in-person, too) that include adult ensembles, all-kids casts, virtual puppet shows, and even audio adventures….