Weekly Classes for Parents of 2 - 5 Year Olds
Each class includes:
• Parent–Child Time—Parents and children explore age-appropriate activities designed to enhance learning. Parents gain new ideas for things to do together at home with their children. This time includes a group “Circle Time” of songs and games.
• Parent Education—Licensed parent educators provide resources and guide group discussions about child development, parenting techniques, and current issues concerning today’s families.
• Children's Classroom—During parent discussion, children play and learn in a stimulating and caring environment with licensed early childhood teachers. They enjoy music, stories, group games, and creative play as they interact with other children their age.
Ages of September 1, 2023
• Sibling Care—Quality childcare is available to provide a safe, caring and fun atmosphere for siblings not enrolled in daytime classes.
Discovery Multi-Age (click here to register) 2 - 5 years
2-Hour Class Fee:
|$35,000 to $49,999||$72|
|$50,000 to $74,999||$108|
|$75,000 to $99,999||$150|
|$100,000 and above||$192|
Sibling Care $60 for income levels 2-3 and $84 for income levels 4-5.
ECFE Bridge to Preschool (click here to register) 29 months-4 years
A unique blend of parent-child time and peer group interaction offering an introductory preschool experience. Families registered for fall session will be given priority registration for winter/spring session. We are offering two sessions, Tuesday/Thursday and Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday.
Parent-Child Day: There is one Parent/Child day per week when parents attend with their children. The first hour is an opportunity for play, modeling social interactions, and participating in your child’s learning. The second-hour parents separate for fun, educational parent discussions around supporting their child’s development. Sibling care is available. Parent day for 2 day program is on Tuesdays. Parent day for 3 day program is on Mondays
Child-Only Day: This is a drop-off day where your child will interact with peers led by a licensed early childhood teacher. An introduction to basic skills along with music, a story, and gym/outdoor time are included each day. Children will follow a typical preschool schedule and learn basic routines and expectations in preparation for preschool. Children working toward toilet training are welcome to attend. Parents will need to send a nut-free snack and drink to the morning Tuesday, Thursday class and a nut free lunch and drink for the afternoon Monday, Wednesday, Friday class.
Child must be 29 months by September 1, 2023. Class fees are payable in two equal payments per session. ECFE Room 108.
Fall 2023 Payment 1 class fee due at registration. Payment 2 class fee will be processed on Oct. 24.
2 days a week Fall 2023 Session (2 payments)
|$35,000 to $49,999||$66|
|$50,000 to $74,999||$96|
|$75,000 to $99,999||$135|
|$100,000 and above||$174|
3 days a week Fall 2023 Session (2 payments)
|$35,000 to $49,999||$96|
|$50,000 to $74,999||$138|
|$75,000 to $99,999||$195|
|$100,000 and above||$252|
Sibling Care $30 for income levels 2-3 and $42 for income levels 4-5.
Winter/Spring 2024 Payment 1 class fee due at registration. Payment 2 class fee will be processed in March 2024
2 days a week Winter/Spring 2024 Session (2 payments)
|$35,000 to $49,999||$94|
|$50,000 to $74,999||$136|
|$75,000 to $99,999||$192|
|$100,000 and above||$247|
3 days a week Winter/Spring 2024 Session (2 payments)
|$35,000 to $49,999||$136|
|$50,000 to $74,999||$196|
|$75,000 to $99,999||$276|
|$100,000 and above||$357|
Sibling Care $42 for income levels 2-3 and $59 for income levels 4-5.
Mixed age Pop-in and Play (register here) 1-5 years
Come join us for Pop-In and Play! Come at the beginning and stay until the end, or pop in and out when it is convenient for you. Sensory and art
experiences will vary. Families can make social connections in a casual, fun setting. ECFE teachers will be on hand to join in on the fun and answer any child development questions you may have. No preregistration is necessary.
ECFE Children's Book Club (register here) 2 1/2-5 years
A non-separating ECFE opportunity for young children focused on the joy of stories. Each week we will read a new story and you will have opportunities to play with your child, using those opportunities to support their development and learning. Activities will support communication, comprehension, vocabulary, and other pre-literacy skills. Resources will be provided to support you in understanding how our play transforms into development and ways you can continue the learning at home. Sibling care is not available.
Class dates Wednesday, Sept. 13, Sept. 27, Oct. 11, Oct. 25
Family Yoga (register here) 2 1/2-5 years with adult
Enjoy play-based yoga while building self-regulation skills, increasing mindfulness, and enhancing breathing techniques. Come dressed to move and play. We will use movement, games, songs, stories, postures, and breath work during our time together. The last 15-20 minutes of our time is using the gym equipment for free play. Please no more than 2 children per adult. Sibling care is not available.
Registration Required (register under the child's name). $12/per date Please note the date you will be attending on your registration.