Bennett Day School News

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...

Bennett Day School Featured in Crain's Chicago Business

We're thrilled to be featured in Crain's Chicago Business 2017 Private School Planner! Click here to read more about our approach to learning through experience. 

Learning through pasta and a progressive approach

The beauty in students and teachers constructing the learning together is that it allows children’s curiosity to guide the investigation and learning. Recently, our class discovered our shared interest in pasta after one of the students built a...

Tinker Lab Take-Apart and Circuits Galore!

Curious to see what’s happening in our Tinker Labs?

Early Childhood Campus

The world of electricity and circuits is all about making connections; literally and figuratively.  Squishy Circuits are an excellent avenue for our youngest learners to...

The 10 Best Winter Books for Kids

Winter Reading Round Up: Faculty Book Recommendations

As the days get colder, snuggling up next to your child with a delightful book becomes more and more appealing. We compiled a list of some of our classroom's favorite winter reads that your...

Chicago Toy and Game Fair & Our Black Friday Picks

 

A Busy Autumn Season at Bennett Day School!

The leaves are changing, the children have found their routines, and our community is hosting a variety of events for prospective and enrolled families alike. Come out and join us at one or more of the upcoming events:

Bennett Day School at the Second Annual Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire!

Bennett Day School is honored to announce its invitation to participate in the Barnes & Noble second annual Mini Maker Faire on November 5, 2016 at 10am. This fantastic event lineup will give customers the opportunity to “Meet the Makers” by...

Digital Citizenship Week and Kids

It is Digital Citizenship Week.  At Bennett Day, we use technology as a tool to document our student digital portfolios and to understand how things work.  We use technology to build, break, dissect, explore, document, and reflect.  We use...

How our students helped to develop a coding tool used in 15k schools

As many of our Bennett families already know, we have a wonderful relationship with Northwestern's Tangible Interaction Design and Learning Laboratory. Our students, with the help of JK Teacher and Special Projects Leader, Frances Judd, were...