Sensory Art: Our ideas for exercising your child’s fine-motor skills, exploring his or her senses, and together celebrating self-expression!

Fourth of July Art!

Celebrating the Fourth of July is so much fun for all ages - especially in Chicago! We love these ideas for so many fun celebrations in the city and suburbs. For some creative, indoor fun, try this super simple firework Fourth of July... To read more >>>

“I Created Today” Photo Contest

Each and every day is an opportunity to CREATE! What is your resident artist, tinker or builder working on? Upload a photo of your child with his/her creation — whether it is a drawing, a pillow fort, a homemade meal or a blooming ga... To read more >>>

Toddler Art Projects: 5 Steps for Success

Take the stress out of your little Picasso's first art experience by following Miss Becca's 5 steps to consistently positive toddler art projects! Toddler art projects can seem really daunting. Here's your little one who makes a huge ... To read more >>>

Fairy Tales for Kids: Activity Ideas

Our Fairy Tales for Kids week 2013 of Summer Camp (held at Catherine Cook School) was truly page turning! Each day within the Fairy Tales for Kids week focused on a different story: The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the Three Bear... To read more >>>