The Instituto Cervantes program is designed to provide children of different ages the opportunity to learn Spanish in a rich, stimulating, and motivating environment that fosters enjoyment and curiosity.

Children will learn Spanish in a safe atmosphere where they will feel comfortable and free to actively participate. Students will be nurtured and encouraged to communicate in Spanish and work in collaborative groups – promoting cooperation, group effort, and authentic communication.

All program activities are age-appropriate, adapting language instruction and activities to the needs of students.

our teachers are all fully qualified and trained native-Spanish speakers.

Children & teenagers from 4 to 15 are welcome. They will be placed in the appropriate class according to their proficiency in Spanish. Bilingual and heritage speakers are also welcome.

Why should children learn Spanish?

  • Research shows that children who learn a second language have a higher rate of success in their education and their adult careers.
  • Spanish is already the second international business language.
  • Speaking Spanish provides students that competitive edge they will need for future college admission and job placement in our emerging global economy.

Join our Spanish courses where you will meet new friends, have fun and enjoy learning Spanish!

-from Government of Spain, Instituto Cervantes Chicago
31 W Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312-335-1996

Hi-Five Sports @ Home are classes that focus on in-home PE Enrichment and most importantly….Entertainment! Our goal is to keep your children engaged and entertained while keeping them active. Our team has re-designed our typical programs to fit better with Zoom and video. This is a great way for parents to get a much needed break while Hi-Five takes over. These classes allow children to find new ways to have fun, socialize with coaches and other kids…while building strength and agility. All classes are LIVE on Zoom. When you register for a class you will receive a private Zoom link so you can attend classes at the given times.

Parents can participate or take a breather

Hi-Five Sports LIVE on Facebook! You can also visit our Hi-Five Sports Zone Northbrook Court Facebook page to stay up to date with LIVE Facebook feeds and contests throughout the week.

-from Danny Tuchman, Hi Five Sports Zone
1515 Lake Cook Road Northbrook Courty
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 8472299555

Kidcreate Studio is an art studio just for kids! Specializing in children’s art classes, camps and art themed birthday parties, Kidcreate Studio is an art studio just for kids. At Kidcreate, your child will create fridge-worthy masterpieces, learn art concepts, and experiment with many different art materials.

-from Kidcreate Studio, Kidcreate Studio
3709 N Southport Ave
Phone: 773-360-8760

The concept behind enerGEEwhizz kids fitness is to get children to exercise without them even realizing they’re doing so. Through highly imaginative, never-before-seen exercise modules, we keep children entertained, focused and coming back for more. Each program is highly interactive, progressive, and customized to cater to every child’s unique needs and abilities. All sessions are overseen by trained exercise and child development professionals, who will guide and monitor the children through each session.

Our approach to exercise for children is all about the INDIVIDUAL. Each participant competes with THEMSELVES, therefore building self-confidence in an environment which uses fun, progressive physical-cognitive development techniques to carry out the unique exercises. enerGEEwhizz kids fitness is for EVERY child, regardless of fitness level or sports ability.  It’s SMART to have FUN while getting FIT at enerGEEwhizz kids fitness!

Outcomes are proven and tracked for every child.  Kids who participate in our programs benefit by increasing their physical fitness, building social and emotion skills, and developing cognitive abilities.  The combination of these attributes form a well-rounded holistic foundation that children can build upon for life to create long-term healthy habits.

Additionally, we offer Birthday Parties Field Trips, Camps, and MORE!


-from Tiffanie Sperling, enerGEEwhizz kids fitness
1418 North Kingsbury St
Chicago, Il 60642
Phone: 312-796-0808

Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent PK-8 school that warmly welcomes students of all faiths into a joyful and loving community. Founded in 1876, Sacred Heart Schools is Chicago’s oldest independent school. We are also part of an international network of Sacred Heart schools, with 22 schools in the United States and more than 150 globally.

Our approach to education combines a dynamic and challenging curriculum within a nurturing environment. With the support and dedication of exceptional teachers and staff, our students are inspired to achieve their best and be their best selves. Our community is guided by five timeless principles: faith, intellect, service, community, and personal growth. As a result, students graduate with a strong academic foundation, as well as confidence and values—ready to leave a positive mark on their communities and in the city’s best high schools.

To learn more about our school and explore our SK-8 campus, please join us for an Admissions Coffee. To visit our Preschool Campus, tours are available on select mornings and evenings. Register for an Admissions Coffee or Preschool Tour here. We look forward to meeting you!


Sacred Heart Schools
6250 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, Il 60660
Phone: 773-681-8418


Your search for the right school is an important endeavor.  Over 130 years old, St. Josaphat School is a caring, Catholic school located in Lincoln Park.  We educate over 385 students in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.

St. Josaphat School is the only elementary school in Chicago to win the National Blue Ribbon Award twice. At St. Josaphat School, we strive build a rich learning community that enlightens our students’ spiritual development, empowers students to take on new challenges, and enables students to excel in their endeavors.

Our school consists of Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate and Junior High.  Our staff understands we all learn differently, they are trained to differentiate instruction.  We focus on developing lifelong learners at a pace that is appropriate for each child.

Students enjoy a classroom experience enhancing their social, emotional, and intellectual development emphasizing independence.  St. Josaphat offers a variety of specials enriching our curriculum, students may pursue creative and individual interests.

People choose St. Josaphat School because it is “A place to come home to.”  We have a strong community of over 1,200 parishioners. Energetic, talented teachers and involved parents make SJS a wonderful environment.

Click Here & Join Us for a Tour!



-from St Josaphat School
2245 N Southport Ave
Chicago, Il 60614
Phone: 773-549-0909


GEMS World Academy Chicago is an independent private school in Chicago’s downtown area, serving students in preschool through high school. We use the International Baccalaureate curriculum framework for all grades. We are the only private school in Illinois offering authorized IB programs for preschool through grade 10, and we are a candidate school for authorization in the final IB phase, which covers grades 11 and 12. Our academic program also includes daily instruction in a world language for all students, creative use of the latest technology and a robust mobile-learning program called Field Studies, which turns the entire city into our campus. GEMS is part of the global GEMS Education network of schools, and we offer unmatched opportunities for students to live and work with peers at overseas schools. We are preparing the designers, innovators and global problem-solvers of tomorrow.


Photo credit: Randy Belice

-from GEMS World Academy Chicago
350 E. South Water Street
Chicago, Il 60601
Phone: 312-809-8910



From sea stars to stingrays, bullfrogs to beluga whales, you’ll meet creatures from aquatic habitats around the world with a visit to Shedd Aquarium.

With Shedd Aquarium, your exploration of the natural world never ends. Kids can go on hands-on science adventures, sleepovers at the aquarium create memories for the whole family and teens can explore careers in the Teen Lab and coral reefs in the Bahamas. Browse our programs and events for all ages.


Shedd Aquarium
1200 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago Il 60605
Phone: 312-939-2438


Codverse is an interactive coding program for kids ages 6-13. It is a futuristic wonderland designed just for kids. A world full of endless possibilities and adventure, where kids can explore and experiment with gadgets and advanced, cutting-edge technology. A place where today’s kids invent tomorrow.

Codeverse kids learn how to build their own video games, program lights, and play with high-tech tools. As they learn technical skills, we our curriciulum involves problem solving, critical thinking, and presentation skills.


-from Craig Ulliot and Katy Lynch, Codeverse
819 West Eastman Street
Chicago, Il 60642
Phone: 844-644-2633


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