FREE Spring Break Activities {2014}

FREE Spring Break Activities

After the longest winter ever your wallet may be feeling a bit flatter. If you have school age kids home next week we got you covered with a schedule of FREE spring break events that school aged children will love. You can keep them from saying “I’m bored” without cashing out your retirement and without letting them turn into a couch potato!

Always Free Fun:

Wildlife Discovery Museum {1403 Middlefork Drive, Lake Forest}
This great little nature center is nestled into the historic buildings of Elawa Farm is is free all the time. Open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Prairie Grass Nature Museum {860 Hart Rd., Round Lake}
This always free museum is full of realistic exhibits, live animals and always changing activities. Open Tuesday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Lake County Discovery Museum {27277 Forest Preserve Rd, Wauconda}
This local gem of a museum offers hands on activities and exhibits that give kids a look at the history of Lake County and more. The museum is free for kids on Tuesdays (half price for adults).

The Raupp Museum {901 Dunham Lane, Buffalo Grove}
This local museum showcases the history of Buffalo Grove through its local artifacts and special exhibits. Always free, over Spring Break they will be having walk-in activities every afternoon as well as nature walks.

We have a printable for you with all the events from our calendar that would be best for school age children:

FREE Spring Break Activities

Free Spring Break Printable

Click on the link above or the picture and download your own copy. Full details on each event can be found on our calendar.

Happy Spring! Tell them Little Lake County sent you!

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Melissa is mom to 4. She used to dream of traveling the world, now she dreams of a clean kitchen. She can be found on most social media sites as @PBinmyHair because with this much hair and four kids, you're bound to find something in it.

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