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Learn about Chicago, Illinois!

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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!

Famous Landmarks:

Willis Tower (Sears Tower)

Cloud Gate/ The Bean

Places to Visit:

Navy Pier

Millenium Park

Chicago Art Institute

Shedd Aquarium

Field Museum of Natural History

Adler Planetarium

Lincoln Park Zoo

Museum of Science and Industry


How to make a Chicago Hot Dog

How to make a Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

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.)

Chicago Illinois Printable

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