Chicago Language Classes for Kids

It's a proven fact that children pick up languages quickly. This is the time to let your little one learn a new language! Find the best language classes for Chicago kids, from Spanish classes to French classes, to Mandarin, Italian and more.

Find small group in-person language classes or online / virtual language classes from this list of options.

Note: Some class providers are closed, have moved online, or have otherwise modified their typical class offerings. Please contact the class providers directly to find the most current status.

Alliance Francaise de Chicago
810 N. Dearborn St., Chicago
Chez Kids Academy is the children’s education center of the Alliance Française de Chicago, specially designed for young public......
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Asian Language School
200 W Madison St., Chicago
Asian Language School specializes in teaching Japanese and Chinese classes. We have language programs for children age 6-17......
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Bilingual Birdies
Online, New York Based
Experience the bilingual magic from home with virtual classes for kids up to age 6!

Tuesday: Spanish 5PM EST / 8AM......
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Casa Italia
1621 N. 39th Ave., Stone Park
Classes are held in seven locations throughout the Chicagoland area. The year long program runs for 30 weeks. Exploratory......
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Cervantes Kids
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago
The Instituto Cervantes is a not-for-profit center for Spanish Language and cultural exchange. It is the largest international......
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China Friends Mandarin Language Center
800 W. Buena Ave, Chicago
ChinaKids Chinese Language Center in Chicago teaches Chinese to children starting from 18 months and up. Our curriculum and......
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Discovery Language Programs
921 Apple Dr., Schaumburg
Discovery Language Programs is an educational organization that provides foreign language enrichment programs to young......
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Fayo Bilingual Training Institute
1904 E. 71st St., Chicago
Fayo Bilingual Training Institute offers year round language classes, private/small group instruction, and after-school......
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French Institute of the North Shore - The French School
562 Green Bay Road, Winnetka
The French School’s comprehensive curriculum is based on France’s internationally renowned école maternelle. Set forth by the......
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Goethe-Institut
150 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
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Integrated Mandarin
Online, Chicago-based
Learning Mandarin virtually is fun with game based sessions designed specifically for young learners. In one on one sessions......
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Interactive Spanish Classes with Miss Tracey
Online, National
Miss Tracey leads the kids on an a story journey while teaching basic Spanish. With an education in Acting, Improv and Early......
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Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago
500 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450, Chicago
"Giochiamo in italiano!" Learning Italian is made fun through song, drawings, cartoons and everything that can stimulate the......
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Japanese American Service Committee's Tampopo Club
4427 N. Clark St., Chicago
Tampopo Club (Japanese cultural program for anyone under 5 yrs of age) is a children's program whose goal is to expose them to......
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Lango of Chicago
1550 S. State St., Chicago
Give your child the opportunity to learn a second language naturally, gain exposure to new cultures and have a blast in the......
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Language and Music School
150 N. Oak Park Ave, Oak Park
Group & Private Lessons for Ages 4 Months - Adult. Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, French, Italian, Arabic, German, Russian......
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Little Linguists
Online and In-Person | 1803 W Byron St, Chicago
Little Linguists Arts Academy provides Foreign Languages, Yoga, Music, Art, PE, and Academic tutoring classes to homeschool......
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Living the Language
219 E. 31st St.Chicago, Chicago
French, Spanish, Mandarin. We believe in meaningful learning: children learn better when they are physically, mentally and......
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Montessori Language Academy
314 Circle Ave., Forest Park
The Montessori Language Academy is dedicated to providing an enriching and challenging educational environment where every......
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Spanish Horizons
Multiple Addresses, Chicago
Classes offered in Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Downtown Chicago and Suburbs.

Maximize the cognitive benefits that......
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Toc Toc Spanish for Little Kids
Online, National
Classes for kids as young as 2....
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Totus Lingua
Two locations, Chicago
Totus Lingua teaches children Spanish and Chinese through educational play using the Thibaut Technique® and its award winning......
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