Fall 2021 ECM Programs

Everyday Art

September 16

October 21st

November 18th 

December 16th

10:00-11:00 a.m. 

Drop into ECM’s art studio to craft a new project each month.

All ages with a caregiver

Free with admission

Rhyme and Shine Lap Time

September 2nd

October 7th 

November 4th 

December 2nd 

10:00-10:30 a.m.

These 20 to 30 minute storytimes introduce books, songs, tickles, and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Rhyme and Shine is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere.

All ages with a caregiver

This class will be held at the Nickelplate Station Train Depot

KinderMusik

September 27th 

October 25th

November 22nd

11:00-11:30a.m  

Come experience music of varying styles, genres, and cultures! Interact with other kids and engage in movement, rhythm, and vocal activities.

All ages welcome with caregiver

All ages with a caregiver

Free with admission

Preschool Playgroup:  Fall

September 14-October 19th

Tuesdays, 10:00-10:45

Join us each week for joyful learning around themed topics.  Preschool playgroup is designed to build social skills while participating in fun activities.

Ages:  18 months-preK with a caregiver

$40 museum members/ $45 non-members

This class will be held at the Nickelplate Station Train Depot

Preschool Playgroup:  Fall Mini

October 26-November 16

Tuesdays, 10:00-10:45

Join us for this fall themed mini preschool playgroup session.  Joyful learning fall style!

Ages 18 months-preK with a caregiver

$40 museum members/ $45 non-members

This class will be held at the Nickelplate Station Train Depot

U-Invent Workshops

September 17th

September 24th 

October 15th 

October 22nd

November 12th 

November 19th

Meet Mr. Matt at the Nickel Plate Station for fun tinkering challenges.

10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.

All ages with a caregiver

Free with Admission

This class will be held at the Nickelplate Station Train Depot

Grandparents Day Celebration

September 10th

Join us in the ECM Art Studio to craft a fun present for your favorite grandparent.

10:00-11:30

All ages with a caregiver

Free with Admission

Halloween

October 30th

Come in your Halloween Costume and join us for story time at 10:00 and crafts and a take home treat all day long.

All Day Long

Free with Admission

All ages with a caregiver

Thanksgiving Eve Eve

November 23rd

Join us for Thanksgiving themed stories and crafts!

10:30-11:30

Free with Admission

All ages with a caregiver

Gingerbread Workshop

December 11th

Come out and craft a gingerbread masterpiece to display for the holidays.

10:30-noon

All ages with a caregiver

$15 museum members/$20 non-members

Holiday Wreath Workshop

December 18th

10:00-noon

All ages with a caregiver

Free with admission

Meet Ms. Jean in the Discovery Garden Greenhouse to create your own holiday wreath with natural materials.

Christmas Crafts

December 20th and 21st

Come on out to the ECM art studio and craft some holiday creations.

11:30-1:30

All ages with a caregiver

Free with admission

New Years at Noon

December 31st

Put on your fanciest party clothes and join us for a New Year’s party complete with crafts and a balloon drop at noon.

9:30-noon, balloon drop at noon.

All ages with a caregiver

Free with Admission


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.