There’s Music in Everything

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 household items and construct...
Why Is Preschool Important?

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 development in their...
What Should I Expect of a 3 Year Old?

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.   Want to know more about our...
What Should I Look for in a Preschool Program?

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 what parents should look...
We Are Bennett Day School

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.   Want to know more about our...
Essential Book List: Understanding Emotions

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. Here are a few of Bennett Day School’s favorite...