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Enjoy the insights and ideas of our teaching team on child development, parenting, how to incorporate the arts at home and more!

Preparing for Preschool

Preparing for preschool? Whether your child is separating from you for the first time or they are used to other caregivers and teachers, the first day of school can be anxiety-producing for parents and kids alike!  At Bubbles Academy, w... To read more >>>

Months and Milestones

The trip home from the hospital, a first smile, that look of recognition when she hears my voice, the newborn clothes that, one day, are just too small. The days fly by while I try to hang on to those moments... sleepless nights blending... To read more >>>

Outdoor Sensory Scavenger Hunts

One of the biggest perks of living in Chicago is the plethora of outdoor spaces we have to enjoy the amazing summer weather. Being cooped up with kids throughout the long months of winter and “spring” in Chicago leaves us craving out... To read more >>>

Let Them Choose

As a teacher of new parents, preschoolers, and every age group in between at Bubbles Academy, I see how giving little ones choices can be both an effective disciplinary strategy and an opportunity to build independence and confidence in ... To read more >>>

Top 5 types of books to share with ages 0-5

Everything we do at Bubbles Academy centers around nurturing your child’s development and instilling a love of learning from day one!  We love sharing stories of all shapes and sizes and I’m excited to share my recommendations for t... To read more >>>

Miss Lauren Day: Silent Auction Items

      Join us on Friday, April 24th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm as we support and honor our beloved Miss Lauren, who is battling breast cancer while in her second trimester of pregnancy. Music, storytime, snacks and... To read more >>>

Backstage Bubble Blog

UPDATED! Our Backstage Bubble Blog is your guide to performances by Bubbles Academy team members (outside of the Bubble!) Check out these upcoming performances by your favorite teachers and staff: ** Indicates an only-for-grown-up... To read more >>>

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts that Give Back

Tanya's Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts that Give Back! With the holidays quickly approaching, I thought it would be great time to share my favorite toys for children under 5! All of these toys can be used to support and promote your child... To read more >>>

Miss Dani’s DIY Recycled Turkeys

Miss Dani's DIY Recycled Turkeys are the perfect project this Thanksgiving! Materials: Cereal box circles Glue (glue stick or craft glue) Marker Scissors Popsicle Sticks, Plastic Knife, Straw or Wooden Skewer  1. I se... To read more >>>

Miss Natty’s Bubble Hacks for Winter

Get the most out of your Bubbles Academy membership and other perks with Miss Natty's Bubble Hacks for Winter! Time seems to speed up each day! While enjoying the challenges of running a business, holding on to my creative side and pr... To read more >>>

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