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Illinois has been home to four US presidents: Lincoln, Grant, Reagan, and Obama. Commemorate Presidents’ Day at CHM and discover the lives behind the legends of the American presidency.

Enjoy hands-on activities at your own pace, created with families of young children in mind, including:

  • An Oval Office interactive to learn more about the president’s official work space
  • A “Design Your Own Oval Office” drawing activity to promote critical thinking about leadership
  • An “I Spy” activity of President Barack Obama’s Oval Office
  • A worksheet activity for guests of all ages to connect fact and quotes from the four presidents who once called Illinois home
  • A “Considering Leadership” activity to promote civic conversation
  • Coloring pages, a word search, and a “Letter to the President” writing activity

Included with admission, which is FREE for all Illinois residents on this day.