the green bean day school & nursery is a nurturing, eco-friendly environment for children aged six-weeks to six years old

 
 
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The Green Bean is founded on the notion that children, their families, and societies all benefit from high-quality early childhood programs.

The Green Bean Day School & Nursery is a nurturing, eco-friendly environment for children aged six-weeks to six-years old. Family owned and operated since 2009, we are Chicago’s first Reggio Emilia-inspired early childhood education program. We are proud to offer high-quality childcare and education in a carefully-designed environment to support relationships among children, parents and educators.

 
 
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Together we question, investigate, negotiate, and learn.

Long-term projects and open-ended discussions bring together language activities, social studies, science, dramatic play and artistic expression, providing young children with an environment which encourages active exploration and discovery. Together we question, investigate, negotiate, and learn. We see ourselves as teachers, caregivers and, above all, partners dedicated to working with families and helping children realize their fullest potential.

Learn More About Our Philosophy →

 
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Parties & Rentals


Private Party Package Starting at $400

Saturday party times: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm or 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sunday party times: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm or 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • indoor studio rental for up to 15 children (ages 1 to 5) and table for food and drinks*

  • private & secure parking lot for guests

  • 1-2 staff for set up / clean up

  • Families provide own food and beverages

Please send us an inquiry below for more information. We can also help coordinate a focused activity for an additional charge including: 30 min music & movement class, 30 min messy art class or 30 min yoga for kids class