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Children's Books We Recommend

Ages 0-2

  • The Wonderful Things You Will Be

  • Where is Baby's Belly Button?

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  • How Dinosaurs Say Goodnight

  • Brown Bear

  • Giraffes Can't Dance

  • How Animals Kiss Goodnight

  • Little Blue Truck

  • Go, Dog, Go!

  • Baby Signs (for parents)

Ages 2-4

  • The Day the Crayons Quit

  • How I Became a Pirate

  • Have you Filled a Bucket Today?

  • The Invisible Boy

  • What Should Danny Do?

  • Hairy Maclary 

  • The Kissing Hand

  • Where the Wild Things Are

  • Dr. Seuss books

  • The Pigeon Has to Go to School

  • The Giving Tree


FREE Resources for Kids

  • Open Books (free books - 905 W 19th Street)

  • South Loop Farmer's Market - kids area

  • Harold Washington Library - free kids activities

  • Architecture Foundation - free kids activities

  • Chicago Park District - free play space + toddler classes

  • Home Depot offers free craft classes to kiddos over a certain age

  • Any Fire Station will show kiddos around the station and let them check out the fire trucks

  • Free Museum days for Illinois residents OR rent a museum pass from the library!

  • Maggie Daily Park

  • Take a Water Taxi to Navy Pier and ride the Navy Pier Trolley around!

  • Do a picnic at the Millennium Park

  • Kids Music Classes in Chicago

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Nanny Resources

  • Because we've been in business for over 5 years we know a lot of nannies, caregivers and sitters! 

  • We would love to connect nannies with families!  If you are a family looking for a nanny or a nanny looking for a job, locally - please email us at - we will try our best to get you connected :) 

Playing with Baby

We love hearing from our Tiny Tunes community!  If there is something you feel we should add to this page please let us know below!

Thanks for being part of our community!

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