Classes for Kids

What is your child interested in? On this page you can find lists of various classes for kids to encourage learning, fun, and exploring different disciplines. When you click on each type of class, you will find that it is organized by town.

We highly recommend contacting a few locations that interest you and asking if you can observe or if they offer free trial classes that your child can try before registering. Get a feel for the location, style of instruction, structure of the class and teacher personalities.

If you are looking for other resources, visit our Resources for Families page, buy half-price tickets to great local attractions and shows on our Half-Price Ticket page, and peruse our Indoor Activities and Outdoor Activities pages.

Paint-Your-Own Pottery and Ceramics Studios in the Southwest Suburbs
Find a paint-your-own pottery place to have some fun or a ceramics studio to create a masterpiece. We've found locations near you to be creative with clay!

Dance Classes for Kids in the Western Suburbs
Dance classes for girls and boys, teaching everything from ballet and tap to Irish dance, jazz and hip hop. Find a dance studio near you for great classes!

2017 Winter Break Camps for Kids in the Western Suburbs
Winter break camps for your kids to have fun and enjoy games, sports, crafts, tumbling, field trips, art, science, math, building, nature, and more!

Winter Break Camps for Kids in the Southwest Suburbs 2017–2018
Check the list below for some local winter break camps that will bring your kids all the way back to the start of school!

Experience Gift Ideas for the Holidays – and How to Get a Deal!
Tons of ideas for experience gifts to enjoy time with each other and experiences your kids will remember. Even a few discounts from local businesses!

Preschool and Daycare Guide for Families in Chicago’s Western Suburbs
Everything in one place: local preschool and daycare options as well as preschools with extended care. Exceptional education and child care in your area!

Indoor Soccer Clubs, Classes and Camps
Kids interested in playing soccer? Indoor soccer classes, teams, and programs for kids in the near western suburbs of Chicago.

Martial Arts Classes for Kids
Martial arts classes for kids develop self-confidence, discipline, and physical fitness. Check out our round-up of karate, taekwondo, and other classes.

Dance Classes for Kids
A wide variety of dance classes for your kids, including ballet, tap, jazz, ballroom dancing, irish dancing, and more- for all ages, abilities, and gender!

STEAM and STEM Classes for Kids
These STEAM and STEM classes for kids challenge minds and engage creativity through hands-on learning about science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Kids Theater and Drama Classes
From the art of improv to musical theater, there are kids theater classes throughout Chicagoland. Check out our round-up here!

Kids Art Classes
We've got a huge round-up of places to find kids' art classes that nurture creativity and build their skills! Check it out here.