Winter Program Guide 2022
Into the Arctic! Preschool Playgroup-At the Nickel Plate Station
Join us for a 6-week session of joyful learning in our seasonal exhibit, Into the Arctic! Weekly themes in this session include: Arctic animals, the Northern Lights, and snow. Preschool playgroup is designed to build social skills while participating in fun, educational activities.
Age: 18 months-preschool
Cost: $30 Members/$40 Non-members. Registration required. Take advantage of this opportunity! Cost is reduced by $10/child thanks to the generosity of the Junior Service Club of Edwardsville/Glen Carbon.
Come experience music of varying styles, genres, and cultures. Interact with other children and engage in movement, rhythm, and vocal activities with Ms. Ellen Singh.
Age: All ages with a caregiver
Date: 11:00 on December 13th, January 24th, and February 28th
Cost: Free with Admission
Meet us in ECM’s Art Studio for a fun open-ended art experience. New projects are available every month and are specifically designed with exploratory learning in mind.
Dates: December 16th, December 20th, and December 21st, January 17th (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.), February 1st (Chinese New Year), February 14th (Valentine’s Day), and February 21st (President’s Day)
Cost: Free with Admission
Build a Habitat for your Stuffie-At the Nickel Plate Station
What do animals need to survive in their habitats? Bring a few of your favorite stuffies to ECM and use your imagination to create a habitat. Children will learn about what their animals need to survive: food, water, shelter, and space. *Drop-off program, ages 5+.
Cost: $10 members/$15 non-members. Registration required.
Rapunzel Garden Party
Story-time and a sing-along with Rapunzel. Little princesses will be able to visit our salon to have their hair braided with flowers, create their own watercolor painting, enjoy sweets and lemonade, and receive their very own glowing lantern to take home. And of course, meet and take photos with Rapunzel! Add-on option for a $5 sparkling cocktail for the care-giver
Cost: $35 members/$40 non-members/ $20 Siblings. Registration required.
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 email@example.com), 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.
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.