Best of 2015: Kids

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Kids Clothing

Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony

Your kids may just win Best Dressed at school thanks to this boutique. 1901 Central St., Evanston, 847-866-6292

Kids Shoes


You’ll always find a variety of brands and styles perfect for every kid on your shopping list. Not to mention: free balloons! 4937 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, 847-677-2121

Toy Store

Becky & Me Toys

Try to walk out the door of this first-time Best Of winner empty-handed. 620 Grove St., Evanston, 847-492-1030


Day Camp

Banner Day Camp

Banner’s 55-acre property includes a private lake, rock climbing walls and a petting zoo. 1225 Riverwoods Road, Lake Forest, 847-295-4900

Overnight Camp

JCC Camp Chi

Nearly a century old, Chi is a reader fave, winning two years in a row. 847-763-3551


Kids/Family Photographer

Julie Kaplan Photography

Your family photos deserve the best of the best behind the camera. 1201 Cambridge Court, Highland Park, 847-681-1522

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