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Arcades, Game Rooms, and Laser Tag in the Western Suburbs

Press PLAY to start, and get your game on! We’ve rounded up the best local arcades, laser tag and game rooms for kids (or kids at heart) in the western suburbs of Chicago. For those of you new to the options, “game room” refers to places with arcade-type games where the player can redeem tickets for prizes after playing. This article…


Meal Prep at Entrée Kitchen: Our Review

We recently had the pleasure of going to Entrée Kitchen in Carol Stream for meal prep with our kids and had a wonderful time! We found the entire process to be easy from their online ordering, meal assembly, and cooking the dinner at home. Entrée Kitchen does all the shopping, chopping, and cleanup so you can have delicious dinners in your…


Giveaway: LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Get excited about this one because it’s the grand finale to our experience gift giveaways… LEGOLAND Discover Center Chicago, located in Schaumburg, IL is giving away four Annual Pass Memberships to one lucky Kidlist reader! An Annual Pass at LEGOLAND Discover Center Chicago includes: Enjoy 12 months’ unlimited admission to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago! Receive 20% off in the cafe 10%…


Santa’s Mistletoe Market

SANTA’S MISTLETOE MARKET Santa’s Mistletoe Market! Join the Hampshire Area Chamber of Commerce for this newly revamped event! A fun festive event you don’t want to miss! Craft show, kids activities and games, visits with Santa, live entertainment, food vendors, caroling and more! Sunday December 3rd 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Hampshire Middle School 560 S. State St., Hampshire, IL 60140…


Magical pictures with Santa

Only $30 mini photo session – includes three digital copies (one of them printed 5×7, pick up at Kids Art & Cafe a week after your session). Sitting’s limited so please call to book your spot (630) 523 1101. Payment required upon reservation. Pictures will be taken by extremely talented photographer Edyta Kielian. https://www.facebook.com/Edyta-Kielian-Photography-1428004…/ Dates: November 27 – one session:…


Experience Gift Ideas for the Holidays – and How to Get a Deal!

This guide has tons of ideas for experience gifts—not physical things to buy, but memories you can make together. It also includes discounts that local businesses wanted to extend to Kidlist readers. Call it what you will—minimalism, anti-consumerism, the desire to not trip over plastic toys and set off nerve-jangling music in the middle of the night—but there’s a growing awareness…


Kids Night Out: NINJAGO

It’s an opportunity for your kids to hang out with other kids, eat cheese pizza, paint and Ninjago mug, watch a Ninjago movie, and play BINGO. We will even have a visit from Kai from Ninjango!! KNO is for kids who are age 5 and up. KNO is for KIDS ONLY. Parents should drop off their kids between 5:45 pick-up…



Meal Delivery and Travel Meals at Entrée Kitchen

Entrée Kitchen has many options to provide for your family! I am excited to tell you about two programs that I think will come in handy, especially over the summer: the Entrée Kitchen Meal Delivery Program and Travel Meals. Meal Delivery Entrée Kitchen delivers to homes, daycare centers, and community locations in addition to their corporate delivery program. You can send…


New Park! Bison’s Bluff Nature Playground

Adjacent to Schaumburg Park District’s Spring Valley Nature Center, Bison’s Bluff Nature Playground is a unique park made with natural materials, including logs, boulders, sand, and water, as well as nature-themed play structures. There is a stream that flows around the park, starting with a waterfall by the large treehouse-like play area and emptying out to a pond with rocks to walk across,…


Review: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago (LEGOLAND Schaumburg)

I’d never been to LEGOLAND in Schaumburg before their sneak peek event for the new Star Wars and Heartlake City exhibits (more on those here). I wasn’t sure what to expect. I wasn’t a LEGO-obsessed kid (though we all spent afternoons building from my brother’s giant box of bricks), and I have a toddler to whom all those lovely choking…


Sneak Peek: What’s New at LEGOLAND (and a Coupon!)

Last night, LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Schaumburg hosted a sneak peek at the return of their Star Wars Episode IV MINILAND display and the new LEGO Friends Heartlake City exhibit. I’d never been to LEGOLAND before, and may I first say this place is so stinkin’ cool? I would have loved it as a kid. I loved it as a grown-up, actually. If…