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. Please call 814-453-3743 to register.

 

*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

March 27 or March 28 – Moosetache

April 10 or April 11 – Glad Monster/Sad Monster

April 24 or April 25 – Pete the Cat

May 8 or May 9 – Beautiful Oops

Session II: Mondays or Tuesdays

May 22 or May 23 – Dinosaurmpus

June 12 or June 13 – The Napping House

June 26 or June 27 – Peanut Butter and Cupcake

July 10 or July 11 – Officer Buckle and Gloria

*Last Preschool Classes 2/25 and 3/11*

Age

3-5 year olds – attend with an adult

Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 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
Feb 27 @ 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 you... read more
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Enjoy stimulating play through movement, music, story and sensory exploration. Discover fun playful songs, play materials and creative ways to interact with your little one. Tiny tots is a 45-minute class with free playtime at... read more
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Enjoy stimulating play through movement, music, story and sensory exploration. Discover fun playful songs, play materials and creative ways to interact with your little one. Tiny tots is a 45-minute class with free playtime at... read more
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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
Mar 11 @ 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 you... read more
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 13 @ 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 you... read more
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Thursday of the month, we will stay open until 7pm! This is the perfect time to stop by after school or work and spend some quality family time together.
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Calling all young Padawn’s! Through Commander Cliff’s Magical instruction and unique Wars courses, Jedi’s prepare to face the dark side at the Children’s Museum’s annual Jedi Training Academy! Recruits will reconstruct origami characters, meet the... read more
Mar 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
Mar 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Infant participants will explore and react to a world of new experiences. expERIEnce Baby engages the youngest of learners in tactile activities, designed to facilitate ongoing skill development towards milestone attainment and cultivates relationships between... read more
Mar 20 @ 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
Mar 20 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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
Mar 25 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny features an Egg Hunt for kids ages 10 and under (kids can hunt for as many as 5 eggs), a visit with some real bunny friends from EARS and the... read more
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 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
Mar 27 @ 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
Mar 28 @ 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
Mar 30 @ 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