Courses
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.
Please note: Days, dates, times and/or locations have changed and may not be the same as the printed brochure. Please use this schedule when planning to register for this class.


January 8, 2019 to March 19, 2019, HC Rm 1 Door 5
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.)

Please note: Days, dates, times and/or locations have changed and may not be the same as the printed brochure. Please use this schedule when planning to register for this class.


January 7, 2019 to March 18, 2019, ZE Rm E104 Door 1
January 8, 2019 to March 19, 2019, RE Rm E106 Door 8
January 10, 2019 to March 21, 2019, OE Rm B120 ECFE Classroom Door 1

SELLER TAGS and VENDOR SPACE available for purchase February 7th - April 12th.

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February 7, 2019 to April 12, 2019, HC Gym Door 5
Children learn from one another as they play and interact. Join us in a growth opportunity for children to develop social, emotional, physical and cognitive skills in a mixed-age group setting.

Please note: Days, dates, times and/or locations have changed and may not be the same as the printed brochure. Please use this schedule when planning to register for this class.


January 7, 2019 to March 18, 2019, ZE Rm E104 Door 1
January 8, 2019 to March 19, 2019, RE Rm E106 Door 8
January 10, 2019 to March 21, 2019, RE Rm E106 Door 8
January 10, 2019 to March 21, 2019, OE Rm B120 ECFE Classroom Door 1
January 11, 2019 to March 22, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5
January 11, 2019 to March 22, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5

SELLER TAGS and VENDOR SPACE available for purchase February 7th - April 12th.

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February 7, 2019 to April 12, 2019, HC Gym Door 5

ECFE Youth Sale
Small-Business Expo Agreement
Saturday, April 27th 9:00am-1:00pm

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February 7, 2019 to April 12, 2019, ER Gym Door A
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.
Please note: Days, dates, times and/or locations have changed and may not be the same as the printed brochure. Please use this schedule when planning to register for this class.


January 9, 2019 to March 20, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5
January 9, 2019 to March 20, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5

Discovery Learning Preschool is offered through ISD 728's Early Childhood Family Education program. Children must be 3 by September 1st, 2019 for the 3's classes. Our classes are conveniently located throughout the district. Classes listed are for the 2019-20 school year.  If you are interested in registering for the current 2018-19 school year, please call the ECFE office at 763-241-3524. 

The Discovery Learning Brochure with class listings by location may be accessed here.




September 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, M/T/Th | 9:00-11:30am | Handke
September 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, W/F & M eve | 9:00-11:30am | Handke
September 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, T/W/Th | 1:00-3:30pm | Handke
September 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, M/Th & T eve | 8:50-11:20am | Otsego Elem
September 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, T/W/F | 8:50-11:20am | Otsego Elem
September 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, M/W & Th eve | 9:00-11:30am | Prairie View
September 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, T/Th/F | 9:00-11:30am | Prairie View
September 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, W/F & M eve | 9:15-11:45am | Rogers
September 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, T/W/Th | 1:15-3:45pm | Rogers
September 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, M/Th & T eve | 8:45-11:15am | Zimmerman
Cook with your child! This unique class offers a new cooking activity every week using the LANA (Learning About Nutrition through Activities) program.


January 9, 2019 to March 27, 2019, 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 9, 2019 to March 27, 2019, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
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 19, 2019 to March 2, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5

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 8, 2019 to March 26, 2019, ZE Rm E104 Door 1
January 10, 2019 to March 28, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5
January 11, 2019 to March 29, 2019, OE Rm B120 ECFE Classroom Door 1
January 24, 2019 to March 28, 2019, 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.



January 12, 2019 to March 23, 2019, HC Gym Door 5
Utilize the movements of sports to help your little athlete meet, master and exceed their motor development milestones.


April 9, 2019 to May 7, 2019, RE Gym Door 1
June 10, 2019 to July 8, 2019, HE Field 1
July 15, 2019 to August 12, 2019, RE Rogers Elem Field 12
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.


April 8, 2019 to May 6, 2019, HE Gym Door 1
June 10, 2019 to July 8, 2019, HE Field 1
July 15, 2019 to August 12, 2019, RE Rogers Elem Field 12
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 9, 2019, Boulder Pointe Equestrian Center
Saturday, May 25, 2019, Boulder Pointe Equestrian Center
Friday, June 14, 2019, Boulder Pointe Equestrian Center
Friday, July 12, 2019, Boulder Pointe Equestrian Center
Friday, August 2, 2019, Boulder Pointe Equestrian Center
Bond with your little one as we explore fundamental classic ballet and tap movement skills in an atmosphere of discovery and fun.


February 22, 2019 to May 10, 2019, 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 22, 2019 to May 10, 2019, HC Stage Door 5
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!


April 18, 2019 to May 23, 2019, HC Stage Door 5
June 11, 2019 to July 23, 2019, HC Stage Door 5
July 30, 2019 to September 10, 2019, OE Music Rm Door 4
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 17, 2018 to June 3, 2019, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Everyone loves Bingo! Bring your family and friends for fun, prizes, pizza and more!


Friday, March 8, 2019, ZE Cafeteria Door 1
Karate is a great way for students to increase their sense of responsibility, build self-esteem and decrease their willingness to take foolish risks.


February 26, 2019 to March 19, 2019, TL Music Rm Door 3
April 9-25, 2019, TL Music Rm Door 3
Grab your family and friends and head to the pool for some water fun! Play games, practice swim skills, or just splash around.


January 6, 2019 to May 12, 2019, VM Pool Door M
June 9, 2019 to August 4, 2019, VM Pool Door M
June 18, 2019 to August 1, 2019, VM Pool Door M
Enjoy an evening of making and playing fun games together! Bond as a family and start a game night tradition. Activities are planned for children ages 2-6, but all immediate family members are invited to attend.


Friday, March 1, 2019, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Let's all be silly! You and your little one will have fun participating in large motor and movement activities in this lively and active class!


February 26, 2019 to March 19, 2019, HC Cafeteria Door 5
This class is designed for pregnant and breastfeeding women and their partners. Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding, breastfeeding basics, breast pump information, weaning, going back to work and additional resources. The class is free, but please pre-register.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Looking for some mid-summer outdoor fun? Join us for a morning of games, prizes, face painting, bounce house and more!


Friday, July 19, 2019, NCP Park
Discover, create, read, and explore with your little one(s) while participating in activities that cultivate curiosity. Find out what Curious George is curious about while helping your child understand their own curiosity!


Thursday, March 14, 2019, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Are you ready to shake off the winter? Celebrate spring as we explore stories, games, art projects, and activities in this fun-filled class! You and your little one will have many hands-on opportunities to play, create, and discover while learning about flowers and spring!


Thursday, April 11, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5
Yoga isn't just for adults! Developing mindfulness skills at a young age helps children become more balanced, centered, and aligned with their true self.


April 29, 2019 to May 20, 2019, RE Music Rm Door 3
August 1-22, 2019, RE Music Rm Door 3

"Do you like green eggs and ham?" Your little one will love using their creativity while they act out their favorite Dr. Seuss stories. Age-appropriate theatre games and movement activities will get them ready to have fun with stories and pretend play!


This is a child-only class. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay and observe or drop off and pick up their child.


August 6-7, 2019, HC Stage Door 5

Does your little one like pretending to be someone or something else? Young children learn many critical skills by being creative and using pretend play!


This is a child-only class. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay and observe or drop off and pick up their student.




July 17-18, 2019, HE Music Rm Door 1
Let creativity loose and leave the mess to us! Your little mess-maker will enjoy many artistic, mess-making moments as they create marvelously messy painting, sculpting, and scribbling masterpieces.


July 15-18, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5
What if you could give your child a superpower to combat anxiety and growing pains? You can! Discover how pediatric massage therapy can connect kids and families while helping them feel like superheroes! Parents and children attend together.


Wednesday, May 29, 2019, HC Stage Door 5
Pour, mix, measure and stir! Your student will be exploring the world of chemistry by mixing together safe ingredients.


June 4-6, 2019, RE Rm E106 Door 8
This camp is packed full of fan favorites! From papier mache bowls and projects that glow in the dark to messy clay masterpieces, these are projects kids can't get enough of!


June 24-26, 2019, RE Rm E106 Door 8
It's Paw Patrol time! Celebrate the summer with art and your student's favorite characters! Your little one will play with clay, paint with bright colors, read stories, play games, sing favorite songs and more with a Paw Patrol theme!


June 17-20, 2019, HC Rm 10 Door 5
Do Shopkins characters live at your house? Using step-by-step drawing and sculpting techniques, your Shopkins fan will create two of the most deliciously cute art projects ever -- Melonie Pips and D'lish Donut! 


Wednesday, August 28, 2019, HC Art Rm Door 5
Does your child enjoy music? Introduce them to the rhythmic side of music using rhythm instruments, hand clapping, musical games and songs.


Thursday, May 30, 2019, HC Stage Door 5
Thursday, May 30, 2019, ZE Music Rm Door 5C

If you believe in fairies, clap your hands! With the help of Tinkerbell and her fairy friends, your little one will create a fairy castle, a crown, wings, a wand and more in this whimsical glitter-filled camp! Children need to be potty-trained to attend. 



July 29-31, 2019, ZE Rm E104 Door 1

Props, pictures, toys and sensory materials are essential tools for children's learning. Digging through a bag filled with household items can lead to creating a world of fun for their imagination and a getaway to creativity and storytelling!


This is a child-only class. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay and observe or drop off and pick up their child.



June 12-13, 2019, ZE Music Rm Door 5C
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, February 22, 2019, HC Nature Explore Classroom Door 5
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