Bennett Day School News

How to Incorporate Progressive Learning at Home

Progressive learning is not a traditional desk-and-chalkboard environment. In fact, it extends far beyond the classroom and encompasses the entire community, including the home. Which is why parents are essential participants in the progressive...

Check out Story Dealer at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair

The Chicago Toy & Game Fair will take place November 18 and 19, and Bennett Day School will be out in full force to discover new, innovative gadgets and devices of the season! ChiTAG is one of our favorite events of the year - not only is it fun,...

Bennett Day School Featured in Chicago Sun-Times

Bennett Day School was recently featured in an article by Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg. Click here to read more.

There's Music in Everything

Exposing your child to music at an early age is an integral part of sensory development. It encourages movement, creativity and social/emotional responsiveness. If you’re looking to support your little Mozart’s creativity, gather everyday...

Why Is Preschool Important?

From the age zero to six, there is a significant amount of brain development happening. For example, when a child turns three, they are at a ripe age for language development. It’s important for parents to find a preschool that can foster this...

What Should I Expect of a 3-Year-Old?

What goes on in the mind of a three-year-old child? At this age, they’re developing a variety of cognitive abilities through socialization and play. Learn more from Meg Fitzgerald, Early Childhood Director, in the video below.

What Should I Look for in a Preschool Program?

There are many elements to consider when searching for the right preschool for your child, including learning philosophy, classroom setup and teacher-student interaction. Meg Fitzgerald, Early Childhood Director at Bennett Day School, explains...

We Are Bennett Day School

Our community comes from all over Chicago to Bennett Day School for one reason: To join a collaborative culture that nurtures curiosity. Check out the video below to hear what our amazing faculty has to say about Bennett Day School. 

Essential Book List: Understanding Emotions

Expressing feelings is a difficult thing to master for children. A parent’s job is to guide the child as they develop emotionally, and a wonderful way to do that is through colorful books written for the occasion.

Home Activity: Exploring the Beauty of Fall

Fall is an exciting time of year at Bennett Day School. The climate is mild and comfortable, which allows for fun, outdoor exploration. Nature changes into vibrant, colorful works of art, inspiring us to create our own masterpieces. To embrace...