Please Touch Art Exhibit 
Here at ECM, we believe firmly in the value of the arts.  Join us for this one-of-a-kind interactive exhibit designed to immerse little ones in the world of art.  Featuring works by local artists!

10:00 AM-6:00 PM
August 21, 24, 25 
FEE: FREE with admission!
AGE: All ages with a Caregiver!


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!

Petite Pas:  French 1 
Join us for this introduction to the French language and culture.  Learn basic vocabulary through stories, crafts, snacks, and labeling throughout the museum.

4:00-5:00 PM
October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14
FEE: $30 Members/$35 Members
AGE: Ages 3 and up with a Caregiver!

Spanish for Little Ones 1
Join us for this introduction to the Spanish language and cultures of countries where it is spoken.  Learn basic vocabulary through stories, crafts, snacks, and labeling throughout the museum.

4:00-5:00 PM
October 4, 11, 18, November 1, 8, 15
FEE: $30 Members/$35 Non-Members
AGE: Ages 3 and up 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!

ECM's "Not So Haunted" Halloween Party 
Join us for some not too scary Halloween fun for the whole family! Participate in crafts, story time, games and spooky snacks

6:30-8:30 PM
October 19
FEE: $10 Museum Members/$15 Non-Members
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!

Grand Re-Opening!
Join us as we celebrate our Grand Re-Opening! New exhibit ribbon cuttings, a fresh look, and much more!

9:30 AM-5:00 PM
October 6
FEE: FREE with 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.