Exhibits Gallery


Sponsored by Plocher Construction

Tinker, design, and innovate in this

workshop designed to inspire creative



Hawthorne Animal Hospital

Sponsored by Hawthorne Animal Hospital

Little ones can experience what its like to care for animals in this two-story exhibit featuring a vet clinic, grooming area, climber, and education on pet care and service animals.



Dramatic play at its finest!  Pretend

to shop for groceries or work in the store,

learn about healthy foods and push the

grocery cart


Scott Credit Union

Sponsored by Scott Credit Union


Learn about saving and spending and the difference between needs and wants while working in our bank.

Hyten Family Dentistry

Sponsored by The Hyten Family:
ILLINIDMD.com | edwardsvilleoralsurgery.com


Visit the dentist office and pretend to be a patient or the dentist!  Learn about keeping your teeth healthy and maybe even give your caretaker a check up!

Bella Milano Cafe

Sponsored by Bella Milano


Little ones can take their caretaker's order, put on a chef hat and cook up a delicious meal all while learning about healthy eating!

Art Studio

Create a masterpiece in our art studio.  Experience working with a range of

materials while learning about

different artists!


Post Office

Grab the mail bag, put on your jacket and deliver the mail!


School Room

Sponsored by the Friends of Leclaire

Built in 1895, ECM's building was

the original Historic Leclaire

School House.  This exhibit brings

that spirit back to life as children

pretend to go to school or even be

the teacher in our little school room.


Anderson Hospital Nursery

Sponsored by Anderson Hospital

Care for the babies in our Anderson Hospital Nursery.  Featuring all of the things needed to care for newborns in the hospital, this exhibit aims to foster caretaking and empathy.


Discovery Garden

Explore nature with your little

one in our Discovery Garden.  This

exhibit is full of hands-on outdoor fun.

From a nature art area, sensory

garden, and building area to a music

and movement area and climbing

area, this exhibit is designed to inspire

a sense of wonder in the environment

around us.




Sponsored by The Secret Gardeners


Make a beautiful bouqeut in our little flower shop!


Photo credit:  Rosser Photography