Bubbles Academy

2184 N. Elston
Chicago 60614
(312) 944-7677

Bubbles Academy, Chicago's premiere early childhood arts enrichment center and preschool. was founded in 2003 to provide new parents with a home away from home during the critical first five years of their child's development. Our teaching artists weave child development expertise with their unique arts talents to create integrated, whole child learning experiences, engaging for both parents and children.

"Bubbles Academy goes above and beyond to make everyone feel special. Each child is acknowledged and given that one on one attention to make them feel special in a group setting. And the teachers are SO patient and caring. This is a wonderful program. I definitely would recommend to all parents." - Bubbles Parent, Lauren B.

Parent-Child Programs include:

  • New Parent Seminar & Community Building
  • Music
  • Core Development
  • Sensory Art for Babies
  • Creative Movement
  • Ballet & Tap
  • Art + Adventure

Preparing for Preschool Program
Experience a joyful transition to preschool with this child-centered progression through art and play-based curriculum from 18 months through age 3. Pre-preschoolers and caregivers will co-experience a condensed preschool morning together including: circle time, instrument play, snack, story, art, open play and expert guidance from Bubbles Academy teaching artists. Progress through three levels of gradual separation and increased independence.
  • Grown Up & Me
  • Early Independence
  • Gentle Separation

Arts-Integrated Preschool
Bubbles Academy's educational philosophy of arts-integration combines content and skills taken from arts practices including dance, music, theatre and visual arts, with developmentally appropriate, early childhood learning standards and socio-emotional skills. We foster a vibrant learning environment that respects and values the needs of the individual learner in order to create a sense of collaboration and community.

Three preschool levels:
Preschool Older Twos (2.5+): Tues/Thurs 8:45 - 10:45 AM
Preschool Threes (3+): Half-day and full-day available
Pre-Kindergarten (4+): Half-day and full-day available

Now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year!

Birthday Parties!
Our kids birthday party options come in all shapes and sizes. Our unique and private party space includes two fantastical rooms! With Bubbles Academy's kids birthday party planning efforts, your party experience will be both enjoyable and unforgettable for you, your child and all of your guests.

Pick from over 25 themes featuring music, movement and adventures, or opt for a freestyle playtime experience with an open play party!

During the kids birthday party planning process you will be assisted by our Events Manager every step of the way . from booking to choosing balloon colors. Our day-of-event coordinator and knowledgeable party staff will keep everything running smoothly. Enjoy your party knowing that we will take care of your child & guests with flawless professionalism!


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