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Pop-Up Tech Experience: Sue’s Tech Kitchen in Schaumburg

They had me at 3D printed s’mores. Sue’s Tech Kitchen is a pop-up tech experience, coming to the Streets of Woodfield in Schaumburg this weekend! How cool that we are so close to a unique opportunity that will only be at a handful of cities around the US this year. The concept is to mix technology and snacks to demonstrate…


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…


Chicagoland Lice Removal Services and Salons (and Tips for Prevention)

If your child came home with an itchy scalp, don’t fret! We have a list of Chicagoland lice removal services and salons you can call. Using a professional service can take the stress and guesswork out of trying to eradicate all the lice (and their eggs). Thanks to Shiny Strands for sponsoring this helpful resource! We have also included preventative…


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…