expERIEnce Pre-K Classes

Formally our Pre-School classes, experiment together with art, science, language and math early learning activities that spark curiosity and help prepare your child for success in school. Connect with the group through an engaging circle time sure to get you moving and ready to play! Explore stations that promote school readiness, social connections and skill development. expERIEnce Pre-K programs are one hour with free playtime at the museum afterwards. Purchase a 4 week session or individual classes. Pre-registration is required.

 

*Cancellations made less than 24-hours prior to class time are subject to no refunds or exchanges. Cancellations made with greater than 24-hour notice prior to class time will receive full class credit to be used within six months of the original class date.

Cost

4 week session cost: $35 members / $43 non-members (adult/child pair)

Individual Class Cost: $10 members / $12 non-members (adult/child pair)

Session I: Mondays or Tuesdays

July 24 or July 25 – The Gruffalo

August 7 or August 8 – The Pout Pout Fish

August 21 or August 22 – The Three Little Pigs

September 5 (Tuesday) or September 6 (Wednesday) – The Perfect Square

Session II: Mondays or Tuesdays

September 18 or September 19 – Elephant and Piggie

October 2 or October 3 – Harold and the Purple Crayon

October 16 or October 17 – Goodnight Moon

October 30 or October 31 – Dinosaurs Love Underpants

Age

3-5 year olds – attend with an adult

Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join Ms. Loretta for story time with a craft every week at the museum.  All ages welcome!  Story time is included with admission to the museum.  Ms. Loretta, a retired teacher, has been reading stories to... read more
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
NEW! The expERIEnce Children’s Museum and Erie Insurance are proud to present Discovery Fridays in the outdoor classroom on Fridays during the summer (June 9-August 25). Discovery Fridays run 10:30-11:30am and feature fun entertainment followed... read more
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Capability stimulating play through movement, music, story and sensory exploration. Discover fun playful songs, play materials and creative ways to interact with your little one. expERIEnce Toddler is a 45-minute class with free playtime at... read more
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
We want to say thank you to the nearly 1000 family Members who support the museum! The museum will be open to MEMBERS only for special Member Mondays from 10am-4pm! Join us for special activities... read more
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Experiment together with art, science, language and math early learning activities that spark curiosity and help prepare your child for success in school. Connect with the group through an engaging circle time sure to get... read more
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Experiment together with art, science, language and math early learning activities that spark curiosity and help prepare your child for success in school. Connect with the group through an engaging circle time sure to get... read more
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join Ms. Loretta for story time with a craft every week at the museum.  All ages welcome!  Story time is included with admission to the museum.  Ms. Loretta, a retired teacher, has been reading stories to... read more
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
NEW! The expERIEnce Children’s Museum and Erie Insurance are proud to present Discovery Fridays in the outdoor classroom on Fridays during the summer (June 9-August 25). Discovery Fridays run 10:30-11:30am and feature fun entertainment followed... read more
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
*Sensory friendly mornings are an exclusive event for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to have a fun, enjoyable and interactive learning experience in a comfortable and accepting environment! Staff goes through... read more
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
NEW! Infant participants will explore and react to a world of new experiences. The expERIEnce Baby class engages the youngest of learners in tactile activities, designed to facilitate ongoing skill development towards milestone attainment and... read more
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Capability stimulating play through movement, music, story and sensory exploration. Discover fun playful songs, play materials and creative ways to interact with your little one. expERIEnce Toddler is a 45-minute class with free playtime at... read more
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join Ms. Loretta for story time with a craft every week at the museum.  All ages welcome!  Story time is included with admission to the museum.  Ms. Loretta, a retired teacher, has been reading stories to... read more
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more
Sep 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Capability stimulating play through movement, music, story and sensory exploration. Discover fun playful songs, play materials and creative ways to interact with your little one. expERIEnce Toddler is a 45-minute class with free playtime at... read more
Sep 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Children will discover hands on learning through engaging experiences with the arts, sciences, and MORE as they interact with experienced museum PLAYOLOGISTS! Hands-on play is funded through ECGRA (Erie Gaming Revenue Authority) Lead Asset Funding. Come discover... read more