Fall 2018 Program Line-Up

*Click on the dates within the program descriptions to be directed to the calendar, where you can pay for the program registration!*

Preschool Playgroup:  Fall
Join us for joyful learning while bonding with your little one.  For children ages 18 months through Pre-K and their caregivers; this program is full of fun and learning.  Explore a new theme each week through stories, songs, and hands-on activities!

10:00-11:00 AM

Monday Class:
October 1, 8, 15, 22 November 5, 12, 19, 26

Tuesday Class:

October 1, 8, 15, 22 November 5, 12, 19, 26

FEE: 

8 Week: $55 Members/$60 Non-Members

4 Week:  $30 Members/$35 Non-Members

Daily:  $8 Members/$10 Non-Members

AGE: 18 Months-Pre-K with a Caregiver

Lap Time
Stories, songs, and rhymes for the littlest learners!

10:30-11:00 AM
October 5, November 2, December 7
FEE: FREE with admission!
AGE: All ages with a Caregiver!

Art Play Date 
Drop in with your little artist for an invitation to create!  Every month will feature different materials for you to create a masterpiece with!

11:00 AM-1:00 PM
October 26, November  30, December 28
FEE: FREE with admission!
AGE: All ages with a Caregiver!

Photos with Santa 
Ho, Ho, Ho! Join us for one of our favorite events of the year!  Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, get a holiday photo taken, and explore the museum!

11:00 AM-2:00 PM
December 2
FEE: FREE with one canned good per child.
AGE: All ages with a Caregiver!

Gingerbread Workshop
Come out to the museum to create a gingerbread masterpiece to take home.  Learn basic decorating techniques, try your hand at decorating your own gingerbread house and explore the museum!

9:00-11:00 AM
December 8
FEE: $20 Members/$25 Non-Members
AGE: All ages with a Caregiver!

New Year's At Noon
Join us for a fancy party as we ring in the New Year! Come dressed in your finest for snacks, crafts, and other fun and festive activities!

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
December 31
FEE: FREE with admission!
AGE: All ages with a Caregiver!

Kindermusik Play Dates
For babies, toddlers, and preschool age children with their parents, this class provides a delightful environment unlike any other.  Through a unique blend of multi-age activities that include creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration, and a colorful literature component,a ll families will enjoy these activities!

12:30-1:00 PM
October 9, November 13, December 11
FEE: $5 per family in addition to museum admission
AGE: All ages with a Caregiver!

Winter/Spring 2019 Program Line-Up

*Click on the dates within the program descriptions to be directed to the calendar, where you can pay for the program registration!*

Preschool Playgroup:  Winter
Join us for joyful learning while bonding with your little one.  For children ages 18 months through Pre-K and their caregivers; this program is full of fun and learning.  Explore a new theme each week through stories, songs, and hands-on activities!

9:30-10:30 AM

January 15, 22, 29,  February 12, 19, 26

FEE: 

6 Week: $55 Members/$60 Non-Members

Daily:  $8 Members/$10 Non-Members

AGE: 18 Months-Pre-K with a Caregiver

Lap Time
Stories, songs, and rhymes for the littlest learners!

10:30-11:00 AM
January 4, February 1
FEE: FREE with admission!
AGE: All ages with a Caregiver!

Preschool Playgroup:  Spring Mini
Join us for joyful learning while bonding with your little one.  For children ages 18 months through Pre-K and their caregivers; this program is full of fun and learning.  Explore a new theme each week through stories, songs, and hands-on activities!

9:30-10:30 AM

March 12, 19, 26,

FEE: 

3 Week: $30 Members/$35 Non-Members

Daily:  $8 Members/$10 Non-Members

AGE: 18 Months-Pre-K with a Caregiver

Grab Your Passport
Join us each month as we travel the globe!  Inspire your child to learn about new places and collect your passport stamps as we discover a new country each month through hands-on activities

9:30-10:15 AM

January 7, February 11, March 4, April 8, May 6

FEE: 

5 Week: $45 Members/$50 Non-Members

Daily:  $10 Members/$15 Non-Members

AGE: 2 and up with a Caregiver

The Science of Art
Drop your grade schooler off at the museum for a unique learning opportunity.  Children will study artwork and the science behind the creation.

4:00-5:30 PM

January 11, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 10

January:  Force and Motion

February:  I've Got Rhythm

March:  Ancient Greek Bronze

April:  Photography

May:  Insect Anatomy and the Scientist as Illustrator

FEE:

Per Class:  $20 Members/$25 Non-Members

AGE: 5 and up, Drop Off

Craft at the Museum
Join us for art you can use and explore the history behind the piece you make!

4:00-5:30 PM

January 16, February 20, March 20, April 17, May 15

January:  Knotted Fleece Blanket

February:  Jewelry Making

March:  Mosaic Stepping Stones

April 17: Ceramics

May 19:  Sun Catchers

FEE: 

Per Class:  $20 Members/$25 Non-Members

AGE: 5 and Up, Drop Off Program

Mad Science Lab
Join us for a different STEM experience once a month

9:00-9:45 AM

January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4

FEE: 

5 Week: $45 Members/$50 Non-Members

Daily:  $10 Members/$15 Non-Members

AGE: 7 and up, Drop off program

Dr. Suess Birthday Bash
Come out to the museum to celebrate the birthday of the great Dr. Suess!  Participate in wacky activities sure to put a smile on your face and encourage a love of reading.

9:30-10:15 AM

March 5

FEE: 

$10 Members/$15 Non-Members

AGE: All Ages with a Caregiver

Spanish for Little Ones
Join us for this introduction to the Spanish language and the culture of places where it is spoken!

4:00-5:00 PM

January 17, 24, 31,  February 7, 14, 21

FEE: 

6 Week: $55 Members/$60 Non-Members

AGE: 18 Months-Pre-K with a Caregiver

Outdoor Explorers:  Spring
Meet us in the Discovery Garden for this series designed to inspire a love of nature and wonder in the environment around us

10:00-11:00 AM

April 9, May 7

April:  Things with Wings

May:  Bugged Out

FEE: 

Per Class:  $10 Members/$15 Non-Members

AGE: 2 and up with a Caregiver

Kindermusik Play Dates
For babies, toddlers, and preschool age children with their parents, this class provides a delightful environment unlike any other.  Through a unique blend of multi-age activities that include creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration, and a colorful literature component,a ll families will enjoy these activities!

11:30-12:00 PM
January 7, February 4, March 4
FEE: $5 per family in addition to museum admission
AGE: All ages with a Caregiver!


Registration Information

Registration Policies:

Registrations close one week prior to the program date or when the program is sold out.

Registration forms can be submitted online (e-mail to executive@edwardsvillechildrensmuseum.org), mailed or dropped off.

Children may register for programs only within their age level.

Museum Members receive a discount on program fees as indicated.

Children three years old and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Complete one registration form per child.

In order to secure registration, please submit a legible contact/registration form.

Payment:

Complete payment is required within 72 hours of registration.

Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Credit cards, cash and checks are accepted in house; online payments are required for online registration.

Cancellations and Transfers:

A refund will be issued if your cancellation is received no later than two weeks prior to the first day of the program in which you are registered.

Participants may not make up or receive a refund for missed programs.

We reserve the right to cancel a program due to low enrollment (full refund will be issued).

When possible, we allow a program participant to transfer to a different program as long as there are openings and the participant is the appropriate age. Two weeks notice is required.