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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!

Bubbles Academy PoP-Up Halloween Events!

We love this time of year! Looking forward to tons of creative and silly fun with our friends at these scare-free Halloween events: Bubbles Academy Halloween Party for a Cause at Athleta on Weed Street! Friday, October 28th 4:00 - 5:... To read more >>>

On the Move – Big News from Bubbles Academy!

Arms spread wide, tongue out for balance, one foot in front of the other: my baby girl recently took her first steps. After weeks of “knee-walking” and holding hands for security, she decided to let go and launch out on her own, not ... To read more >>>

Play for a Purpose: Fundraiser March 13th!

You're invited to Play for a Purpose - a fundraiser to benefit notes4cancer.org Sunday, March 13 1:00-5:00pm Admission by donation ($12 suggested) We are thrilled to celebrate Miss Lauren's 7th year as a teaching artist at Bubbles ... To read more >>>

Behind the Music: Interview with Miss Kim

We sat down with our Senior Director of Music, Kim Schiefelbein to learn about the passion, mission and talent Behind the Music at Bubbles Academy! Could you share a bit about your journey prior to joining the team at Bubbles Academy?... To read 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 >>>

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