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Donation Drive with Cradles to Crayons!

Throughout this holiday season, Bubbles Academy will be collecting donations of items for children, ages 12 and under, for Cradles to Crayons, a wonderful organization in Chicago that works to provide children with essential items, free of charge.

New items in need:
Clothing: pajamas, socks, underwear, tops and outerwear sizes 0-20
Hygiene items: soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes
Toys: infant and toddler toys
Art and School Supplies: markers, crayons, clay or play dough, activity and coloring books
Baby Supplies: safety, feeding, bedding, diapering and health supplies

Gently used items in need:
Shoes: Sneakers, sandals and boots
Books: Baby board books for ages 0-2
Baby Gear: Like new strollers, car seats, swings & pack n’ plays

We will be collecting items at Bubbles Academy from November 13th – December 18th!


Thank you to our preschool students for decorating the collection boxes that you’ll find in our lobby!

We appreciate your donations that will go to support Cradles to Crayons’ efforts to provide children living in homeless or low-income situations with the items they need to thrive. Cradles to Crayons offers these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities with those in need.

Thank you for your support!

About The Author

Natalie Monterastelli

Natalie Monterastelli

I am a parent, teaching artist, writer, and entrepreneur who believes in the power of the Arts to help us connect, learn, and grow. My goal is to ignite wonder and compassion through my business (Bubbles Academy), nonprofit...

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