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

Jun 25 @ 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
Jun 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
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – Jun 30 @ 3:00 pm
Join us as we engage in all things nature utilizing our outdoor Discovery classroom! Construct a tent, create and utilize a scrap campfire stove, discover peculiar creatures, dabble in geocaching and so much more! Find... read more
Jun 26 @ 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
Jun 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
Jun 29 @ 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
Jun 30 @ 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
Jul 1 @ 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
Jul 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
Jul 3 @ 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
Jul 5 @ 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
Jul 6 @ 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
Jul 7 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 9 @ 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
Curious campers will experiment with our museum mission – to create, discover, imagine, and PLAY. Get slimy, yucky, ooey and gooey through STEAM activities, literature, and music as we uncover the meaning of camp FUN.... read more
Jul 10 @ 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
Jul 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... read more
Jul 13 @ 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
Jul 14 @ 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
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 16 @ 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
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm
Formerly Creativity Camp, kiddos will experience first-hand, various art forms including story writing, dancing, music, and photography – just to name a few. Local artists will invade the museum to assist our students and staff in... read more
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 17 @ 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
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.
Jul 20 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 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
Jul 22 @ 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