9 Virtual Events for Chicago Babies & Toddlers This May

While we’re at home practicing good social distancing, there are plenty of things to do to keep our Chicago babies and toddlers occupied. Here are some virtual events from your favorite local businesses that are keeping your little ones entertained!



Parent-Tot Gymnastics Virtual Class


When: May 2


Host: The Actors Gymnasium


Through a combination of theater games and physical activities, students ages 2-3 and their parents will learn about physical awareness, balance, and the connection between movement and imagination.


Wake Up with Anna


When: May 6, 13, 20, 27


Host: Stages Performing Arts


If your kiddos are up early, enjoy a reading time with Princess Anna on Instagram Live, provided by Stages Performing Arts.


Miss Jamie’s Farm Mother’s Day Virtual Concert


When: May 10


Hosts: Chicago Parent, Metro Parent & Miss Jamie’s Farm


Get ready to sing and dance with friends in this virtual colorful 30-minute Mother’s Day hoedown hosted by Chicago Parent and Metro Parent through Zoom. Kids can interact in real time and respond to questions during the show. The concert is perfect for 2-8 year olds, but babies and grownups will love it, too.


Spanish Class for Toddlers


When: Daily


Where: Toc Toc Spanish


Kids ages 2-5 learn to speak Spanish through numbers, colors and animals, a sing-along and puppets. Non-Spanish speakers are welcome.


Wiggleworms at Home


When: Daily classes available


Host: Old Town School of Music


Have all the fun, giggles, and music of Wiggleworms streamed right into your home. Their seasoned family of Wiggleworms teachers will lead each class with songs to sing, movement to get the wiggles out, fingerplays, and more – guaranteed to be the musical bright spot of your day! Perfect for families with children age 5 and under.


Bubble Ballet Virtual Class – 1 to 5 years


When: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays


Host: Bubbles Academy


Kids ages 1-4 years get movin’ & groovin’ in a virtual Bubble Ballet class.


Mr. Dave’s Music Virtual Class – Toddlers & Preschoolers


When: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays


Where: Zoom


Mr. Dave goes virtual! Join a 30-minute virtual experience streamed from Mr. Dave’s home studio. They use shakers, scarves and introduce your littles to various sounds so be sure to grab any instruments (or household items) you have at home so your little(s) can play along. All registrants will receive an email prior to class with log-in credentials.


Storybook Yoga: A Virtual Mini-Series for Kids


When: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays


Host: Buddha Belly Kids Yoga


In storybook yoga, flow through a sequence of fun and creative poses that embody the story; bringing literature to life. From here, the magic of yoga unfolds.


Tiny Animal Adventures Virtual Class


When: Fridays through May 29


Host: Double J Riding Club


Toddlers and early learners ages 18 months to 6 years will learn all about animals, agricultural, science, and nature as the Double J Riding Club explores the farm grounds, learn all about the animal of the week, listen to an animal-centric story, create a fun craft (with supplies found around the house), participate in Farm Yoga, play various games and more.



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