Here are a few links for you to use as you study the state we live in: Illinois–with a special emphasis on Chicago!
Learn about Chicago, Illinois!
Places to Visit:
Study Chicago History:
Here is a great website for kids ages 6-12: My Chicago where you can learn about the Chicago fire, Chicago River, skyline, flag, artifacts, Ferris wheel, World’s Fair, etc. There are games and other activities, including printables.
Download a Free Printable that I made About Chicago, Illinois here. (You may copy and paste it, or right-click and save it.)
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