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Want to see some familiar faces at the Lisle Park District? We are frequently adding new videos on our YouTube channel to keep you entertained and active in the comfort of your own home! Enjoy free videos of our staff reading books, making crafts, trying new recipes, and keeping smiles on your faces!


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For detailed information on Lisle Park District facility closures, program & event cancellations, Virtual class options, and access to our parks & park amenities, please visit our web page dedicated to Coronavirus COVID-19 updates, including a list of FAQs, which is continually updated as conditions change.


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Storytime

Storytime with our Staff

You might be stuck at home, but that doesn't mean you can't explore! Follow along with us as we learn through the world of reading. You'll spot some familiar faces from the Recreation Center & Gentle Learning Preschool.




Camping at Home

Gather around the virtual campfire with us for a couple stories!


Bear Hunt         Campfire Story




Quarantine-O-Ween

Halloween fun in the time of corona! Join us for a 'scary' story!


Halloween Scare




Get Silly!

Even if you aren't a regular jokester – you can be silly, too!


Wacky Wednesday         No Jumping on the Bed




Spring has Sprung!

The birds are chirping, the grass is growing, and the eggs are hiding!


Egg Hunt


 

Crafts

Get Crafty!

We consider ourselves quite the craft experts at the park district. After all, we do these activities on the regular at day camp and preschool. It's our job to foster your kids' creativity!




Googly Eye Slime

Make our ooey-gooey slime! You can make it your own and add glitter, gems, skulls, or other small objects to your slime.


Make Your Own Slime




Chewbacca Puppet

Try this fun paper bag puppet of a familiar, furry friend!


Chewbacca Puppet




Bug Hotel

Create a cozy place for all the creepy crawlies to hang out - make a bug hotel. This craft recycles old plastic bottles, and gives bugs a safe place to stay!


Bug Hotel




Recycle & Reuse Old Crayons

Have old crayons and crayon pieces? Recycle them and make them new again.


Recycle Crayons




Bubble Snake

It's amazing how much fun you can have with a plastic water bottle, sock, and just some soap & water. You might want to try this one in the bathroom, kitchen, or outside.


Bubble Snake




Kinetic Sand

We may not be able to visit the beach, but we can still have fun in the sand! Make your own kinetic sand with these common household items.


Kinetic Sand


 

Recipes

Get Cookin', Bakin' & Snakin'!

Get messy and have fun in the kitchen with these tasty and fun, kid tested, adult-approved recipes.




Tropical Fruit Smoothie

Make our fruit smoothie snack, and don’t forget to top it off with a drink umbrella or fancy straw!


Tropical Fruit Smoothie




Fruit Light Sabers

How about a fun, healthy snack? Build your very own lightsaber...out of your favorite fruit!


Fruit Light Sabers




Pancake Art

Great for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a snack, break out your artistic side on the skillet.


Pancake Art




Dirt Cups

How about some dirt for dessert? The edible kind, of course! Grab a shovel, or spoon, to dig into this treat!


Dirt Cups




Planet Earth Snack

Let the kids put this recipe together – create a healthy & yummy Earth-shaped snack with fruit for land & water.


Planet Earth Snack




Banana S'mores

We're just about ready for an afternoon snack, how about you? Try one of our most popular and favorites at Camp Summer Quest!


Banana S'mores




Rainbow Grilled Cheese

How about adding a splash of color to lunchtime? Try some Rainbow Grilled Cheese!


Rainbow Grilled Cheese


 

Games & Activities

Get Movin' & Shakin'

These fun games and activities can be played inside or outside and are sure to lift your mood and keep you active.




Balloon & Spoon Race

This race is a lot like your old fashion egg race, but much less messy!


Balloon & Spoon Race




Life-Sized Tic-Tac-Toe

Super-size your standard game of tic-tac-toe and add some physical exercise to it!


Life-Sized Tic-Tac-Toe




Cup Up Cup Down

All you need are some cups and speed for this game. Let's see if you can stack up!


Cup Up Cup Down




Magic Trick

Amaze your family and bring a bit of magic to your house with our resident magician and magic class instructor, Gary Kantor.


Magic Card Trick


 

Minute Meditation

Take a Breather & Relax

Take a moment to breathe and reset to the peaceful sights and sounds around Lisle's parks.


Lisle Community Park #1

Lisle Community Park #2


 

Virtual Puzzles

Exercise Your Brain

Need a therapeutic brain exercise? Give one of our 10+ virtual puzzles a try, featuring scenes from Lisle Community Park and our different facilities.


Virtual Puzzles