Courses

Enjoy time with your child and be creative, engage in active play and share in circle time activities. Parenting time will be in the child's classroom in a non-separating atmosphere. This class is free for children under 12 months (select waived fee when registering.)




January 7, 2020 to March 3, 2020, RE Rm E106 Door 8
January 10, 2020 to March 6, 2020, HC Rm 1 Door 5
January 10, 2020 to March 6, 2020, ZE Rm E104 Door 2
Having a baby can mean major adjustments in every area of your life. We are here to support you in this amazing and exciting transition.



January 6, 2020 to March 2, 2020, HC Rm 1 Door 5
January 7, 2020 to March 3, 2020, HC Rm 1 Door 5
Two-year-olds are growing at high speed! They require guidance and limits as they set out to try new things in their world. Our classrooms are set up to allow children to engage all of their senses as they sing, dance, create, build, problem solve, communicate and socialize.



January 8, 2020 to March 4, 2020, HC Rm 10 Door 5
This is a time of investigating and experimenting for your child. Explore with your preschool age child and discover the world of math, literacy and social play.


January 6, 2020 to March 2, 2020, HC Rm 10 Door 5
January 9, 2020 to March 5, 2020, HC Rm 10 Door 5
January 9, 2020 to March 5, 2020, RE Rm E106 Door 8
FREE Family Event! The annual ECFE Valentine's Carnival is Saturday, Feb 8, 11am-2pm. There will be games, prizes and activities for toddlers, preschoolers and Kindergarteners to enjoy. Click title ABOVE for details!


Saturday, February 8, 2020, HC Gym Door 5
If you're parenting solo for any reason - military duty, work situations (distance, shifts), separation, divorce, loss of spouse or single parenting - you're welcome to attend! Bring your children and enjoy a meal together.


September 25, 2019 to June 3, 2020, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Utilize the movements of sports to help your little athlete meet, master and exceed their motor development milestones.


January 13, 2020 to February 10, 2020, HE Gym Door 1
February 12, 2020 to March 11, 2020, HE Gym Door 1
April 1-29, 2020, HE Gym Door 1
Utilize the movements of sports to help your little athlete meet, master and exceed their motor development milestones.


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Physical activity and learning go hand-in-hand for the littlest of athletes. Each class combines fitness, learning and fun centered around one of four sports.


January 13, 2020 to February 10, 2020, HE Gym Door 1
February 12, 2020 to March 11, 2020, HE Gym Door 1
April 1-29, 2020, HE Gym Door 1
Cook with your child! This unique class offers a new cooking activity every week using the LANA (Learning About Nutrition through Activities) program.


January 8, 2020 to March 4, 2020, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Cook with your child! This unique class offers a new cooking activity every week using the LANA (Learning About Nutrition through Activities) program.


January 8, 2020 to March 4, 2020, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Explore fundamental classic ballet and tap movement skills in an atmosphere of discovery and fun.


January 27, 2020 to May 18, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
Have FUN while learning the fundamentals of hip hop and jazz!


January 28, 2020 to May 19, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
Bond with your little one as we explore fundamental classic ballet and tap movement skills in an atmosphere of discovery and fun.


February 28, 2020 to May 22, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
Bond with your little one as we explore fundamental classic ballet and tap movement skills in an atmosphere of discovery and fun.


February 28, 2020 to May 22, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
The dinosaurs are taking over this storytime! What do they eat? Can they learn to be kind? How can we grow a dinosaur? Join Ms. Robin for this prehistoric STOMP where we'll find those answers and more in amazing books, stories, fingerplays and songs!


Wednesday, April 15, 2020, HC Rm 1 Door 5
Thursday, April 16, 2020, RE Rm E106 Door 8
Friday, April 17, 2020, ZE Rm E104 Door 2

Looking for something fun and interactive to do with your child? Drop in at ECFE and play in one of the ECFE rooms, gym or playground (when available). CLICK COURSE TITLE ABOVE FOR MORE DETAILS INCLUDING SCHEDULE, LOCATIONS, AND FEES.



January 6, 2020 to March 2, 2020, RE Rm E106 Door 8
January 7, 2020 to March 3, 2020, ZE Rm E104 Door 2
The love of tennis starts here! Mini-nets, a smaller court, and specially-designed red tennis balls are perfect for the youngest beginning players!


January 13, 2020 to February 3, 2020, RM Gym Door A
February 10, 2020 to March 2, 2020, RM Gym Door A
March 9-30, 2020, RM Gym Door A
Does your child like acting and pretending to be someone else by changing their voice, their facial expression or the way they walk? Join us for some fun theater exercises and games!


Monday, April 13, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
Introduce your little one to the sports of soccer and T-ball. Your little athlete will learn the basics of the sports while playing fun and active games.


January 16, 2020 to February 6, 2020, RE Gym Door 1
January 16, 2020 to February 6, 2020, RE Gym Door 1
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a Superhero Storytime! Put on your costumes and join Ms. Robin as we read about fun battles, silly villains, and how together we can SAVE THE DAY!


Wednesday, March 25, 2020, HC Rm 1 Door 5
Thursday, March 26, 2020, RE Rm E106 Door 8
Friday, March 27, 2020, ZE Rm E104 Door 2
Karate is a great way for students to increase their sense of responsibility, build self-esteem and decrease their willingness to take foolish risks.


January 14-30, 2020, TL Cafeteria Door 3
March 5-24, 2020, TL Cafeteria Door 3
April 14-30, 2020, TL Cafeteria Door 3
This fun class exposes families to wonderfully eclectic music in an environment that encourages participation and silliness through singing, instruments, dance and more! A Ladybug Music CD and digital downloads are included with the class. Additional siblings may attend at half price; siblings 6 months and under are free!


January 16, 2020 to February 20, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
February 27, 2020 to April 2, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
April 16, 2020 to May 21, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
This parent/child camp features horse safety, learning and fun! Learn about different horse breeds, colors and sizes, then help feed, care for and groom the horses. In addition, you will get to make your own horse treats and give them to the horses.


Saturday, March 7, 2020, Boulder Pointe Equestrian Center
Friday, March 20, 2020, Boulder Pointe Equestrian Center
Friday, April 10, 2020, Boulder Pointe Equestrian Center
Saturday, May 16, 2020, Boulder Pointe Equestrian Center
Everything from "Baby shark, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo" to shaker eggs! Come learn through music as we sing, create instruments, and play instruments, all based on a theme children and families can relate to.


January 7, 2020 to March 3, 2020, HC Rm 10 Door 5
Props, pictures, toys and sensory materials are essential tools for children's learning. Digging through a bag filled with an unusual combination of household items can lead to a world of fun for their imagination and a gateway to creativity and storytelling.


Monday, February 17, 2020, RE Rm E106 Door 8
Do you have children who need to run off extra energy? Parents and children get active together by running, jumping, playing ball and more! Click course title ABOVE for more details including schedule, locations and fees.



November 16, 2019 to December 14, 2019, HC Gym Door 5
January 11, 2020 to March 28, 2020, HC Gym Door 5
Explore the craziness of a Minnesota Spring on the Nature Explore Classroom! Dress for the weather.


Thursday, March 12, 2020, HC Nature Explore Classroom Door 5
Wear your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us for an action-packed family storytime that's all about bedtime! Ms. Robin will share exciting stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, flannelgraphs, scarves and shakers, and you'll even make a take-home craft!


Thursday, March 19, 2020, ZE Rm E104 Door 2
Thursday, April 23, 2020, HC Rm 1 Door 5
Thursday, May 7, 2020, RE Rm E106 Door 8
Puppets have been used in storytelling since ancient times. Help your little one discover how to operate a hand-held puppet and watch it seem to come to life as they act out a story!


Friday, March 27, 2020, RE Rm E106 Door 8
Minnesota winters are long! What do we do to enjoy them? Join us in our Nature Explore outdoor classroom as we try some of the great outdoor activities a Minnesota winter has to offer: ice fishing, sledding, even flying kites and marching in a parade. Dress for the weather!


Friday, January 24, 2020, HC Nature Explore Classroom Door 5
Walk the plank to this PIRATE-themed storytime! We'll hunt for doubloons, swab the deck, put on our eye patches, and create a Pirate Hook Craft. We'll discover what happened to the Bubble Bath Pirates and more!


Friday, March 20, 2020, HC Rm 1 Door 5
Thursday, April 9, 2020, RE Rm E106 Door 8
Friday, April 10, 2020, ZE Rm E104 Door 2
Discover the five principles of Yoga Calm® and the tools needed to help us stay calm and regulated in a stressful world! Both children and grown-ups will participate in the activities that include mindfulness, breath work, and yoga-based movement to stay present in the here and now with kindness and curiosity. Yoga Calm® is a registered trademark of Still Moving Yoga, LLC. All rights reserved. Click on title ABOVE for details!


January 17, 2020 to March 6, 2020, HC Rm 1 Door 5
January 18, 2020 to March 7, 2020, HC Rm 1 Door 5
Parent/Child Level 2 improves skills learned in Level 1 and teaches more advanced skills while continuing to build on water safety knowledge.


January 19, 2020 to March 8, 2020, VM Pool Door M
March 15, 2020 to May 17, 2020, VM Pool Door M
Preschool C increases proficiency and builds on the basic aquatic skills learned in Preschool A and B while reinforcing water safety skills learned earlier and introducing additional water safety topics.


January 19, 2020 to March 8, 2020, VM Pool Door M
March 15, 2020 to May 17, 2020, VM Pool Door M
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.


January 19, 2020 to February 23, 2020, VM Pool Door M
January 19, 2020 to February 23, 2020, VM Pool Door M
March 15, 2020 to April 26, 2020, VM Pool Door M
March 15, 2020 to April 26, 2020, VM Pool Door M
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.


January 19, 2020 to February 23, 2020, VM Pool Door M
March 15, 2020 to April 26, 2020, VM Pool Door M
Grab your family and friends and head to the pool for some water fun! Play games, practice swim skills, or just splash around.


September 8, 2019 to January 12, 2020, VM Pool Door M
January 19, 2020 to May 10, 2020, VM Pool Door M