Science is fun at the Kids Science Lab on Kingsbury Street with a $150 gift certificate to use for a 10-class package or b-day party (does not cover full price of tuition or party). The Space Center in Huntsville, AL sends a space welcome goody bag, including a space camp baseball hat, Hello Kitty Astronaut, oven mitts, astronaut bottle opener, value $60. Total value $210.
Baby's Day To Play$110
Get out and about with your baby(s) with this fun package of young kid activities and shopping, including Gymboree $75 gift certificate; Bubbles Academy Open Play Punch Card for 6 free visits, $100; PsychoBabyOnline.com $40 gift certificate. Total value $215.
A Song & Dance$105
Let your little ballerina dance away with 4 Fairytale Ballet classes, value $100. Then let your child's voice soar with a complimentary new Household of Note Membership at Old Town School of Folk Music for one year, value $125. Take them to brunch or lunch along the way at Orange in Roscoe Village with your $30 gift certificate. Total value $255.
The winner of this Crafty Package will receive a $150 gift certificate to Sew Crafty Studio for machine sewing lessons, private lessons or birthday party. Sew Crafty is located in Bucktown. A fabulous summer camp for your child at All About Dance on North Ave with one week of summer camp, value $240. Then enjoy a little summer treat at Tom & Wendee's Italian Ice on Armitage Ave with a $10 gift certificate. Total value $400.
Ace that Test$105
Ace That Test with a $200 gift certificate to Mathnasium at DePaul to be used for instruction and assessment. Ace That Test even more with a one hour free tutoring session with College Nannies & Tutors, value $70. Total $270.
Kids Party Plan$200
Mr. Dave, Chicago kids' musician will play for 30 minutes at your child's birthday party, value $225. Go to Monograms on Webster and use the $25 gift card to purchase a gift or something for yourself. Finally, head to Carrara Shoes on Clybourn with a $50 gift certificate good for children's shoes. Total value $300.
Kids Sing & Create$100
Kids will enjoy a session of classes at Marsha's Music and a small accessory package, including a music book, instruments, rhythm sticks & recorder, value $250. Then let them get artsy with a $50 certificate towards a 10 week session of art classes at Paintbrush in Lincoln Park, Hyde Park and Wicker Park. Total value $300.
Vet for the Day with Dr. Lewin & PAWS tour, PRICELESS! Come spend a Friday at Family Pet Animal Hospital with Oscar Mayer parent Dr. Lynn Lewin. Go "behind the scenes": experience surgeries, dental procedures, as well as day-to-day care of dogs & cats. Date TBD. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Expect to spend 3 hours. PAWS: You'll see "behind the scenes" just how PAWS works from the perspective of the animal care staff. Visit areas only open to PAWS staff. See the cats at Kitty City, check out Dog Town and the dog rooftop playground. You'll also visit the animal healthcare center and have the opportunity to ask questions of the PAWS volunteers. Up to 4 people with 1 adult is required. Tours available Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday between noon and 6:00 p.m. Please schedule at least a week in advance. Estimated total value is $300.
Kids Get Artsy$265
One lucky child can attend Diane's Papier Mache Art Camp at 2145 N Halsted the week of 6/22/15 - 6/26/15 from 9am - noon, value $250. Then receive $50 off a 10 week session ages 12 months to 10 years at the Paintbrush Art Studio at 2646 N. Halsted. They can show off their new art skills with a Blick gift basket with $150 worth of product and a $100 gift certificate to Blick! Total value $550.
Birthday Party Location? DONE! Children's Swim Birthday Party at Ray Meyer Fitness & Rec Center at 2235 N Sheffield on DePaul's campus for up to 12 kids, value $185. Food for the group? DONE! with a $50 gift certificate to Chicago Pizza. Sweet treats? DONE! with a $50 gift certificate for Goddess and Baker. Presents to buy? DONE! with the help of a $50 gift certificate to Toys Etcetera on Clybourn. Rotofugi on Lincoln Ave Designer Toy of a Plush Ice Cream Sandwich stuffy ($50) will inspire us all to grab some ice cream at Jeni's Ice Cream on Southport with a $25 gift card. Total value $410.
Pump it Up in Lincoln Park with Two 5-visit open jump passes, $120. Let the kids loose at Kid's Island Open Play with $36 in Open Play Passes. Then let them swim at Goldfish Swim in the Bradley Center with 2 months of swim classes and 1 year membership, with a stuffed goldfish, value $200. Total value $356.
LP Kid's Sports$165
Enjoy a One (1) year Menomonee Club Membership for one child, value $140, and Lincoln Park Baseball Academy Summer Camp at Oz Park for One (1) week, value $250. Total value $390.
Name Up In Lights$140
Enroll your Little Performer in youth program classes at Visceral Dance Center on Elston (ages 2 1/2 to 13) with a $150 gift certificate. LookingGlass studio class session 10 weeks: value $275. Total value $425.
Lil' Athletes get ready to play ball! Lil' Kickers will let you choose either One (1) Birthday Party or One (1) session of classes, value $250.
LSF Birthday Bash$350
What kid wouldn't like a Birthday Bash at Lakeshore Sport and Fitness? This exciting birthday package includes a 2 hour party for 15-20 kids, birthday cake from BitterSweet with chocolate or vanilla ice cream, two pitchers of drinks, balloons, plates and accessories, and two energetic Lakeshore Staff. Expires 12/31/15. Valued at $475
Kids Kick It$150
Get your little ninja kickin' with a 3 months membership to Degerberg Academy for Martial Arts classes plus a karate uniform, value $490.
Teen Vogue NYC$500
Get a private behind the scenes tour of Teen Vogue in New York City - see the fashion closet, editor's office and more! Have your own Devil Wears Prada moment! Priceless.
All kids need to move and what better way than through group sports?! "We got Game" Youth sports programming is perfect for all kids. This gift certificate is good for one of the many sports programs they teach, up to $250. Also included is One (1) free week of soccer camp at Loyola University for Boys & Girls ages 5-13 yrs. old, value $325. Total value $575.
Helping Mayer Parents$450
Three very helpful things for Mayer parents... A Right at School gift certificate good towards after school at Club Bulldog, value $175. AND 5 days of summer camp for one child at Steve and Kate's summer camp in Lakeview (6/22-8/28), Lincoln Park (6/22-8/21), and the West Loop (6/22-8/21), including a t-shirt, wristbands, lunch, hours from 7:30AM-6PM Monday thru Friday, value $400. Also include a Snippets Mini Cut ($20). Total value $595.
Your sporty kid will enjoy one session of i9 Sports including a soccerball & football, shin guards + mouth guard ($220). Kids will also enjoy a 3 month membership to Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts in Lincoln Square or Old Irving, value $490 with uniform. Total value $710.
Bubbly Brunch for 8$575
VIP Champagne Brunch for eight guests! Featuring California-Influenced American menu, spotlighting seasonal, locally sourced produce and ingredients. You will be coordinating your brunch-date directly with the GM of Summer House, so reservations are a go!! Brunch available Saturday and Sunday. Reservations required. Estimated value $550
Principal for a Day$151
Spend the morning being Mayer's Principal. Get to make all the announcements, observe in classrooms, help with some decisions, just to name a few AND dress to impress for the day. This activity is open to all current Mayer students.
Lead the Pledge$95
Start the school day off by leading the entire school in the Pledge of Allegiance. This activity is open to all current Mayer students.
Learn to Swim$50
Learn to swim at Foss Swim School with a $50 gift card towards swim lessons plus New Family Registration Fee waiver: value $85
Peace School on Lincoln - $75 gift certificate for a variety of kids classes - expires 5/1/16 and a "Peace Breathing" Book, value $15. Total value $90.
Movie night! A great idea for a b-day party or just a fun night. Up to 9 students who will all receive a t-shirt and CD, value $250.