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Early Childhood Family Education

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) provides parents focused time with their children to learn and build community together. From birth to 3rd grade, parents can learn from each other and build valuable relationships.

Let us make the mess, and clean it up! 

Infant & Toddler Classes

Birth-Grade 3 Classes

Parent-Only Workshops

Playtime To-Go Kits


“ECFE gives kids confidence and helped me as a parent to connect and know your kid is normal.”

- Veronica – ECFE mom for 4 years


“I wish I would have known it was a parenting class too!”

- Nicole – ECFE mom for 17 years


“I hope every parent has the chance to have this experience.”

- Samantha – ECFE mom for 3 years

Core Components

Parents are a child's first and most influential teacher.

Social and emotional development is the foundation for strength and growth.

Connecting children to nature through outdoor learning is essential.

MN Early Childhood indicators of progress is an important guiding tool.

Engagement with community partnerships and events is an important resource.

READY! For Kindergarten

The READY! For Kindergarten program is designed to help participants prepare children from birth to 5 years old with the skills needed to start and stay at grade level throughout their scholastic career. You, the parent or caregiver, are your child's most powerful teacher. With READY! for Kindergarten you can help plant the seeds for success in school and a lifelong love of learning for your child. Join us for upcoming READY!

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