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2024 Spring/Summer Guide to Local Baby and Toddler Classes

March 11, 2024

Dying to get out of the house a bit more now that the weather is warming up? Group classes are an excellent way to stimulate your child's senses, encourage socialization, improve motor skills, and just plain have fun. Believe it or not, your child may discover the passion they will carry with them the rest of their lives. It might be a process of trial and error, so try different things and see what sticks. Here are some various businesses and classes to check out.


Access Contemporary Music School

Every Monday (June 3-24),“sprouts” go on a musical adventure designed to cultivate a love for music in our young musicians (ages 2-5 years old.) This program is made for each student to bring along a parent or favorite grown-up, allowing the opportunity for musical connection with family in a fun and inclusive environment! Each session is crafted to nurture your child’s inner musician, promote sensory development, and gain exposure to a diverse collection of music.

Learn more or register today for Access Contemporary Music School

Chicago Mini Musicians


The #1 early childhood music school in the western suburbs has opened up a satellite location in the Irving Park neighborhood of Chicago as Chicago Mini Musicians, and we can't wait to share our skill-building, playful, and engaging music classes with your little one!

Learn more or register today for Chicago Mini Musicians

Little Giggles Speech Therapy


Little Giggles Speech and Language offers group language enrichment classes designed to enhance children’s communication skills and provide caregivers with effective strategies to support their child’s growth. Taught by a speech-language pathologist and mom of two, classes provide an engaging environment where children ages 3 months to 3 years learn and grow through themed play, literacy, music, and sensory/motor activities. 

Learn more or register today for Little Giggles Speech Therapy

Merry Music Makers

Merry Music Makers specializes in group music classes for children from birth through age 5 using the Music Together curriculum that is designed to teach the way children learn, through play! 

Learn more or register today for Merry Music Makers

Mingle Master Classes

Come build your child's confidence through play! This is a chance for your child to engage in social play with other toddlers, enhancing his/her skills in turn-taking, social interaction, requesting, commenting, imitation, and overall language development. Each class is led by a speech-language pathologist!

Learn more or register today for Mingle Master Classes

Playpen Sports Academy

Playpen Sports Academy is a toddler sports program that offers programs like soccer, baseball and golf to toddlers between the ages of 2-6 years old!

Learn more or register today for Playpen Sports Academy

Swim Learn Play

Swim Learn Play is an aquatic speech therapy company that focuses on water safety skills for children with diverse needs. 

Learn more or register today for Swim Learn Play