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We understand the vital role that play has in the educational process. Educators and librarians receive free admission to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair. Additionally, we provide the following programs with your needs in mind.
If you want to bring a class or school group, please contact us for a special group discount.
Play in Education Conference Saturday at Fair
Content you can use, participants will enjoy lunch, receive a gift bag with at least $50 in toys and games, CPDU credits, free entry for you and your family to the Fair early at 9am and a chance to win prizes at the end of the Conference. More details here! Seats are limited.
Young Inventor Challenge
One of the fair's signature events, the Young Inventor Challenge provides kids ages 6 to 18 a place to showcase their ideas to fair-goers and industry professionals alike! Materials are provided for educators and librarians to organize their own Inventor Workshops in their classrooms and youth departments. No cost to enter, and great prize packages to be won!
Also this year the brand new event the Young Tech Challenge provides kids ages 8 to 22 a place to showcase their ideas to fair-goers and industry professionals alike! Materials are provided for educators and librarians to organize their own Inventor Workshops in their classrooms and youth departments. No cost to enter, and great prize packages to be won!
Games for Educators Online
The Games for Educators website is a partnership with Live Oak Games. This online resource provides educators, librarians and home-schoolers with the tools they need and suggestions for ways to bring games into the classroom. Search for games by subject, skill, age, etc. on our comprehensive Game Finder. Be sure to sign up for the Games for Educators Monthly Newsletter!
Check out other events happening at ChiTAG Week:
PlayCHIC Fashion Show ($50)
More details: http://www.chitag.com/playchic
Toy & Game Innovation Awards (TAGIEs) ($250)
More details: http://www.chitag.com/tagies
When & Where
Chicago Toy & Game Week