Fall Session 1!

We are excited to offer the following 8 week classes beginning September 10-November 2nd, 2018. Please click on the "ENROLL" button, complete the form, and we will contact you to confirm enrollment.

All classes located : 2511 W Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647

Little City: Infants and Toddlers

This summer we are excited to be bringing songs, signs and sensory story time mix to Fulton Market! Babies and toddlers 3 months-3.5 years old will grow as readers and communicators using the 5 building blocks of early literacy and learn to communicate through signs, as well as building fine and gross motor skills through large group activities, practice opposites and executive functioning strengthening through instrument use and songs, develop sequencing, ordering events, cause and effect, and 1:1 correspondence AND get our hands moving with a multi sensory process art relating to the story theme we are doing! 

8 weeks: $190. 


Additional siblings welcome for discounted rate. 

Wednesdays  9:00-9:45

(geared toward 2 + 3 year olds)



Wednesdays 10:15-11:00

        (geared toward walkers) 


         Wednesdays 11:30-12:15

         (geared toward under one year olds)


         Mondays 10:00-10:45 AM 

Pre-K Groups                                                            

This class is for 3 to 5 year olds that are ready to learn letter sounds, track print and learn sight words, using clues in pictures to understand what the text says, songs to learn words, and multi sensory experiences to understand letters. We will have fun exploring the ways letters are formed and shaped with full body games and practice fine and gross motor skills like jumping out sight words and practice crossing the midline in ways to make letter sounds STICK! Sometimes this class is messy! Cost: $350/8 weeks

Tuesdays 3:00 - 3:45pm (waitlist)


Thursdays 1:15-2:00pm (waitlist)


Thursdays 3:00-3:45pm


Saturdays 9:00am - 9:45am (waitlist)

5 + 6 Group

This class reinforces the kindergarten state standards for reading and writing while adding some fun multi sensory twists! Students will grasp a greater understanding of sight words, learn tricks to store them using their "reading muscles", and will  practice breaking down bigger words by sound. We will learn blends and digraphs, sight word songs, and build new friendships. Students will learn 3 good reader strategies. Sometimes we will get messy in the ways we are practicing sight words and letter sounds! Cost: $350/8 weeks


         Wednesday 4:00pm - 4:45pm (waitlist)


Saturdays 10:00-10:45am (5+6)


1st + 2nd Grade Group

This is where the reading really comes into play. We will warm up with silly sight word jumping games, have fun getting a deeper knowledge of good reader strategies, vowel teams, blends and digraphs, AND learn to encourage our classmates as we all grow as readers together. Students confidence in reading and friendships will sky rocket and they will walk into school PROUD. Sometimes messy, always FUN! Cost: $350/8 weeks     

Wednesday 4:45pm - 5:30pm                                       


2nd Grade Group                                                                                                     

This group is for readers and writers who want to learn more about the writing process and dig into writers workshop. We will have fun getting into bigger sight words and syllable CVC break down. You'll be floored at how much these readers grow in this group! Sometimes, we will get messy and we will always have fun practicing building each other up. Confidence will be oozing from these kiddos ears as they pick up book after book. We will get messy with sharing cream, slime, goo, and sand to practice BIG sight words, tricky digraphs and blends, and breaking apart words. Cost: $350/8 weeks

Mondays 3:15-4:00pm (waitlist)

Private tutoring is the best option for specific and rapid growth in a specific reading area. If you'd like to schedule 30 or 60 minute weekly tutoring, please email beth@bigcityreaders.com to make a plan for your child!

           We would love to answer your questions! Please email: beth@bigcityreaders.com.