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As vacations come to an end and parents head back to work, finding an early childhood environment that focuses on both superb daily care and education is a priority for the fall. Accredited programs like Kiddie Academy incorporate enrichment programs, character education and family style dining into daily routines to further prepare young learners for kindergarten.

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Free Shakespeare at Chicago area parks

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Great spots for kids to skateboard

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Find a place to hike, explore and spot native animals.

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Summer Camps for Coding, Robotics, Engineering and more.

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2016 Guide to Free Summer Fun

50 FREE Family Friendly Things to Do This Summer in Chicago and the Suburbs

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Find a great kids' yoga class or mommy & baby yoga class to drop in on.

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Hot List: Amazing 2016 Summer Camps

We've put together some of the hottest summer camps for Chicago area kids this summer!

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Best Drop In Classes and Activities for Kids

Drop-in classes and activities for all types of activities, every day of the week.

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Indoor Play Cafes and Play Spaces

Play cafes and spaces where little ones can explore while moms relax.

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Chicago Area Train Themed Restaurants

Get your cabooses to one of these family-friendly train-themed restaurants.

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Hot spots for kids climbing, from rock climbing to bouldering to wall climbing.

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Family Friendly Getaways Near Chicago

Family friendly weekend getaways with the kids near Chicago.

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Superhero Birthday Parties

These Superhero themed birthday parties will make your little ones feel like true heroes.

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Robot and Science Birthday Parties

We've got a hot list of the best robotic and science birthday parties in the Chicagoland area, either in your home or on-site.

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ChicagoKids.com is an online resource for parents in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. We make it easy for you to find fun places to go and things to do with your kids. Find fun family events in our Calendar of Events, find a great family destination in our Places to Go section, find special offers in our Coupons & Deals section, and use our Resource Guide to find kids classes, shopping, a kids party guide and more