Care is available for siblings during most classes while parents take a class with another child. Trained professional staff provide a warm and friendly atmosphere for brothers and sisters, ages three months to five years.
Parent + Child Classes
Meet other parents and enjoy time with your new baby! Spend the entire class together, engaged in sensory and movement activities and a licensed educator-led discussion. Learn about your baby’s growth and development, how to develop healthy eating and sleeping habits and what research tells us about your baby’s important first experiences.
As your baby grows, you encounter a world of new experiences and milestones together. Start your morning by connecting with others who are experiencing the joys and challenges of parenting older infants.
Toddlers are curious, busy and on the go! Spend time with other parents who have the same questions and concerns about this stage of their child’s life. Enjoy activities with your toddler and an educator-led discussion about this period of rapid growth.
Exploration and learning how to interact with peers is an important part of this age! Learn how to channel your child's energy through purposeful play. Boost your parenting skills through parent discussion while children practice playing with peers
At 18-24 months old, your toddler isn’t just walking through the world — they’re off and running! Learn ways to interact with your child through fun activities and share about your experience with this new stage of independence in an educator-led discussion.
Multiple babies, multiple joys and challenges! Meet other parents of multiples and share stories, while finding the information and support that you need. Gain ideas for managing sleep, discipline, toileting, eating and more through parent discussion.
Night Owls is a great way to reconnect with your child(ren) after a long day. Join other families for fun activities, followed by an educator-led discussion. Conversation topics range from behavior strategies to eating and sleeping routines.
Come and interact with your child one-on-one, while having fun! Spend a Saturday morning with activities and a snack. Dads, uncles, grandpas or another special adult can share in the fun.
Explore fun science topics with your child during these afternoon/evening parent-child classes! All classes align with elementary life science, earth science, physical science, and/or nature of science and engineering standards.
Enjoy these fun and interactive classes with your child!
Parent Only Classes
Missing the connection with other parents while your child is in preschool? This class is for you! Led by a parent educator, meet with other parents and discuss topics about your children and families. Support each other through this adult-only class.
Missing the connection with other parents while your child is in school? Have questions or concerns about your growing child? This class is for you! Meet with other
parents and a licensed parent educator to discuss topics relating to the cognitive and social development of your school-aged child. Topics can include technology,
sexuality, communication, motivation, responsibility, homework, anxiety, etc. You can join at any time and your fee will be prorated. Parents with elementary students.
Many opinions and beliefs exist around what is “right” for parenting,which may not align with evidence-based research regarding what is developmentally appropriate for your child and fits the needs of your family. Join Parent Book Club to explore recent literature in parenting and discuss how it translates into tangible application. Discussion will be facilitated by a licensed Parent Educator. This opportunity is designed for parents with children ages Birth –Grade 3. The book chosen for fall 2019 is The Whole-Brain Child! Books will be available for check-out from the ECFE Parent Resource library if you choose not to bring a personal copy.