Bubbles Academy offers multiple class levels to support each child’s preschool and kindergarten readiness

Preschool Older Twos

This program is designed to help children ages 2.5 – 3.5 bridge the gap between Preparing for Preschool and Preschool. Must have completed at least one session of Preschool Prep: Gentle Separation. For Summer 2019, the Preschool Older Twos class follows the Bubbles Academy session schedule and runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45 – 10:45 AM. Starting Fall 2019, enroll in Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday from 8:45 – 10:45 AM. Visit the Preschool Older Twos page to learn more.

Preschool Threes

This program is for children who are 3 on or before the start date of the semester. Half day AM, lunch buddies, and full day options available.


This program is for children who are 4 – 5 years old and will be entering a kindergarten program the following academic year. Half day AM, lunch buddies, and full day options available.

Afternoon Mixed Age

This afternoon half-day program is for children who are 3 – 5 years old and will run on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2 PM – 5 PM. An early drop off lunch buddies option is available.

Schedule Options

Bubbles Academy offers a flexible schedule. Parents have the option of enrolling their child in two, three, four or five days a week for half-day AM (8:30 am – 11:45 am), full-day (8:30 am – 5:00 pm), or afternoon (2:00 pm – 5:00 pm). Children may attend school any combination of days but must attend their selected schedule consistently throughout the course of the academic year.

Lunch Buddies

Add Lunch Buddies to your child’s half-day preschool enrollment, Includes a healthy catered lunch and extends pick-up time to 12:45 PM for half-day morning, or drop off at 12:00 PM for Afternoon mixed age.



Preschool offers Fall (September), Winter (January) , and Summer (June) start dates, with rolling admissions throughout the year, pending availability in each class program. Priority consideration is given to those students who have completed our Preschool Older Twos and/or Preschool Step: Gentle Separation program.

In order to get a better understanding of our program, philosophy and facility, we welcome you to schedule a tour! Please fill out the form on this page to request a time and a member of our team will get back to you very soon.

Application release dates and deadlines

2019 Summer Semester

Applications are being reviewed on a first come first serve basis.
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2019-2020 School year

Space is limited. Applications are being reviewed on a first come first serve basis.
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2020-2021 School year

Applications will open fall 2019

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2184 North Elston
Chicago, IL 60614

Phone:  312-944-7677

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We offer you access to a compassionate team of teaching artists; a bright community of families to form lifelong friendships with, and overall piece of mind that the experiences enjoyed with us invaluably contribute to your child’s growth, happiness and confidence.

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