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.)


September 19, 2022 to December 12, 2022, HC Room 1 Door 6
September 20, 2022 to December 13, 2022, RE Rm E106 Door 8
September 20, 2022 to December 13, 2022, HC Room 1 Door 6
September 21, 2022 to December 14, 2022, ZE Rm E104 Door 2
September 22, 2022 to December 15, 2022, HC Room 1 Door 6
September 23, 2022 to December 16, 2022, PVE Rm A108 Door 2
Come join us in our creative learning environment designed for curious, busy, on-the-go toddlers. Engage with other parents and a parent educator exploring toddler development, ways to expand learning at home, and encouraging language development. This is a non-separating class. New families may join any time as space permits.


September 19, 2022 to December 12, 2022, HC Room 1 Door 6
September 21, 2022 to December 14, 2022, HC Room 1 Door 6
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.


September 21, 2022 to December 14, 2022, HC Room 10 Door 6
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.


September 22, 2022 to December 15, 2022, HC Room 10 Door 6
Explore Woodland Trail, located right here in Elk River! We will meet at this fabulous local park and experience how to support your child's interest in the outdoors.


September 22, 2022 to October 13, 2022, Woodland Trails Park
Calling all budding artists!! Let's explore different ways to create art. You and your child will experience different types of art -- all very messy! Come dressed for fun creating; smocks will be available.


September 20, 2022 to December 13, 2022, HC Art Rm Door 5
Dress for the elements and experience the wonder of nature. Click course title ABOVE for more details!


September 19, 2022 to November 7, 2022, HC Nature Explore Classroom Door 5
Take the scary out of bugs, snakes and bats while having Halloween fun! This is a non-scary event with pumpkin decorating, treats, activities and family fun on our Nature Explore Center! Non-scary costumes are allowed. Co-sponsored by ECFE and Friends of Sherburne Wildlife Refuge.


Saturday, October 29, 2022, HC Nature Explore Classroom Door 5
Children learn best through play experiences, which are essential to a child's growth. In this class for the 2-year-old-to-Kindergarten child, we will spend time looking at the amazing benefits of play in childhood.


September 19, 2022 to December 12, 2022, HC Room 10 Door 6