Enjoy the insights and ideas of our teaching team on child development, parenting, and how to incorporate the arts at home.
“Is TV OK for my child?” “How much TV is OK?” “What shows do you recommend?” I get these questions from parents ALL the time. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the recommendation is to prioritize creative, unplugged playtime for...read more
August 25 & 26, Navy Pier The 2018 Chicago Baby Show, August 25 & 26 at Navy Pier, will once again be the largest show for new and expectant parents in the country. No other event offers a broader range of brands, education, buying opportunities,...read more
Holidays with young kiddos can be so much fun, but a bit of a different ball game. If loud noises and late nights aren’t in the cards this year, opt for some fun sparkly firework art instead! You’ll need: Cardboard tubes (Bath tissue or paper towel...read more
Hi there! I’m Katie Dimond, mom of 2 boys, speech pathologist, and founder/director of Dimond Therapy and Tutoring Group. I am a huge advocate of reading. Reading will assist in learning to talk, help in maintaining and increasing attention span,...read more
Hi there! I’m Katie Dimond, mom of 2 boys, speech pathologist, and founder/director of Dimond Therapy and Tutoring Group. I am a huge advocate of reading. My mom and dad always read to me as I was growing up and it instilled a love for reading....read more
Catch the Bubbles Academy Crew all over Chicago this summer. From concerts to festivals to walks… we’ll be all around town! JUNE 6/2 Dash for Detection - Bubbles Activity Station 6/2 Do Division - Bubbles Concert with Miss Teaira at 12:30 6/7 ...read more
Bubbles Academy Book Recs for Grown-Ups: The Yes Brain by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
GAME. CHANGER. That is all I can say! The Yes Brain does such an amazing job of synthesizing research about brain development, children's behavior, mindfulness, play, parenting and more and translates it into actionable steps parents can take to...read more
Abuela, by Arthur Dorros and illustrated by Elisa Kleven is a colorful celebration of imagination and family. This beautiful bilingual picture book provides a glimpse into a day in the life of Rosalba and her grandmother (Abuela), who "speaks...read more
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