What to Do This Weekend: A Cookie Party, Dozin’ with the Dinos & More!

The weekend is here, and spring is just around the corner. Can you believe that we already change the clocks next weekend? March came quickly, but I’m not mad about it! It seems like our calendars are starting to fill up a bit faster as the weather warms, so we’re beginning to plan things in advance. It pays to sign up now and not face disappointment later! For those of you looking to get your Spring Break plans set, I’ve got a destination I think you’ll love.

Chicago Little Activities with a Cookie Party

Photo Credit: Lost in Print, Cookie Connection, You Tube, Whole Foods Market, The Filed Museum and One Piece Travel.

123 Andrés Concert at The Land of Nod: Mark your calendars for Friday, March 10th because 123 Andrés is having a concert at The Land of Nod in Lincoln Park! It kicks off at 10:15am, and you need to RSVP, which you can do here

St. Patrick’s Day Cookie Party at the Kid’s Table: Babes as little as 2 years old can attend this St. Patrick’s Day cookie class. Dates vary based on location (there is one in Wicker Park and one in Lakeview) so you can pick the day and place that works best for your crew. It’s $20 per person, and is sure to be a ton of fun! 

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Reading at Barnes and Noble: Littles will love this story time at Barnes & Noble, especially if they are super into the big machines at construction sites! Tomorrow, March 4th at 11am head to the State and Elm location for this special reading, and maybe grab a sweet treat in the café after! 

Family Meal Planning at Whole Foods: On Thursday, March 9th at 10am, Whole Foods Market is hosting a class to help you get your meal planning down. Admission is $20 (you get coffee!) and while this isn’t geared toward the kiddos, they are welcome to attend with you! Reservations are required.

Dozin’ with the Dinos at the Field Museum: Dinosaur obsessed babes will flip over this overnight at the Field Museum! Bring your little aged 6-12 (they do need to have an adult with them for the overnight!), on Friday, March 10th. It’s $65 per person, and is filled with activities they will love! Get the details here

ScreenBreak Family Drop In Program at the Chicago Botanic Garden: On March 8th and 10th from 9am-11am, nature lovers can head to the Chicago Botanic Garden for some fun. It’s for kids ages 2 to 5, and an adult must stay with them for the activities. For more details and info on ScreenBreak, a week that focuses on taking a break from screen time, go to The Alliance for Early Childhood’s website


Spring Break is coming up, and this is an excellent option if you’re looking for ideas! Known for the beautiful shells that line the beaches and their vast array of kid-friendly spots, heading to Sanibel Island will make great memories for years to come.

Kids activities in Sanibel Island, Florida.

Photo Credit: Pinterest, Rentals.VipReality and Sanibel Island.

Ice Cream at Pinocchio’s: Kids will love this spot for Italian ice cream, the perfect way to end a long day at the beach! 

Shell Hunting at the Beach: There is no shortage of shells here, so spend plenty of time hunting for the many different kinds you’ll find hanging out on the beach with your crew.

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