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  • Adoptive, Foster and Kinship Families (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Gradual Separation

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart). Families come in many different sizes, colors and makeups. We invite adoptive, foster and kinship families to join us in an ECFE class that explores parent and child development through an adoptive/foster family lens. A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents. 
  • Adventures in Parenting (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart). Parent education will focus on child development, school readiness, temperament, guiding behavior and sibling relationships.  These classes include: • Parent and child interaction time as an opportunity to spend uninterrupted quality time with your child • Activities created by an Early Childhood teacher based on a theme and focused on all areas of your child’s development • Parent discussion in a separate space A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. 
  • Beyond Basics - Oromo/Ahmaric (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating - NEW CLASS OFFERING

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).Waa’irrii yeroo-dheeraa'dhaaf mana-barnootaa kana irraa qooduu fudhachaa jirtaanii klaasii kon wanii irratti hojaa’taa jiraan qabxiilaa barbaachi’saa filannoo’dhaanii baratamoo akaasumaa’tile kan amma durraa hin baratameenA limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Beyond Basics - Somali (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating - NEW CLASS OFFERING

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).Ka baxsan xadka aassaaska - (Da’da 0-5) Dadkii horay uga midka ahaa muddada dheer oo ka qeybqaadan jiray barnaamijka ECFE-ga, fasalkaan wuxuu diirada saari doonaa mowduucyo aad kuu xiiso galinaaya, oo aad dooraneysid fasalkiisa, kaas oo aan ku jirin fasalidii hore.A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
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  • Beyond the Basics (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).For those of you who are long time ECFE Participants, this class will focus on topics of interest that you choose and have not been covered in previous classes.A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Bi-Cultural Parenting for Families from India (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).An opportunity to provide a culturally and linguistically specific ECFE experience to families from India: Parent educator will facilitate discussion using a bi-cultural lens Parents will share Indian parenting practices focusing on parenting strategies to raise a child while navigating a new and unfamiliar culture Parents will discuss challenges of balancing two cultures with the goal of raising a securely bi-cultural child Parent Educator speaks Hindi, Urdu and Konkani and will help parents use their common language to create a successful multilingual group environment A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Crawlers/Walkers and Yoga (8-16 months) Non-Separating - NEW CLASS OFFERING

    This is a non-separating class (child and parent together for entire class). Build trust, confidence and understanding of your baby’s communication through yoga. Parent discussion will focus on topics relevant to life with a new baby. ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Creating a Circle of Security (18-24 months) Gradual Separation

    This is a gradual separation class (child and parent spend time together and practice spending time apart).Toddlers thrive when adults create a circle of security for them to grow within. We will focus on learning how to both read your toddler's emotional needs and help them successfully manage these emotions.A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.   A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Current Events and Parenting (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating - NEW CLASS OFFERING

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).The news is full of issues that impact our children and their future.  Some of the topics we will explore, in addition to issues of interest to the group, are: Nurturing racial awareness and respect Nurturing both strength and compassion in our sons and daughters Nurturing an understanding of environmental impact A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Dads (0-18 months) Non-Separating

    This is a non-separating class (child and parent together for entire class).Spend quality time with your child learning and playing together. Parent discussion will examine topics through the lens of fatherhood. Explore the joys and challenges of being a dad.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Dads (12 months to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).Spend quality time with your child learning and playing together.  Parent discussion will examine topics through the lens of fatherhood. Explore the joys and challenges of being a dad.A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Early Ones (11-18 months) Gradual Separation

    This is a Gradual Separation class (child and parent spend time together and practice spending time apart). If you and your young child are ready to practice spending time apart in addition to meeting new friends and participating together in fun learning activities, then these are the classes for you. Our staff will support both of you as you learn to separate. Parents will discuss child development, temperament, routines, guiding behavior in addition to separation and parent joys and concerns. A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.   A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Early Ones (11-18 months) Non-Separating

    This is a non-separating class (child and parent together for entire class). Children and parents enjoy time together singing, playing and learning. During parent discussion time, the early childhood staff engage the children in planned activities while parents gather nearby, in the same room. Parent topics include child development, guiding behavior, sleep and nutrition in addition to parent joys and concerns. These classes are for you if you and your child are not ready to separate or simply prefer to stay together. ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.A 10% surcharge will be added to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • East African Adventures in Parenting (Oromo, Amharic) - Xal u raadinta Walidiinta Oromoda/Amhariga ee Afrikada Bariga (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart). This class is for parents (whose first language is not English) with cultural differences related to parenting in Minnesota. Parent discussion will focus on child development, school readiness, temperament, guiding behavior, and sibling relationships. Oromo language assistance provided. For more information on this class please call:  Oromo: 612.517-5721 - Amharige: 612.668.2158A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.A 10% surcharge will be added to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents. Barumssi kun warrootta ijoollee afaan ingiliizii fi adaan kan saanii kan ni taneef waaee gudissa daa’immaa Minnesota kan walqabatedha. IJJoon marii warraa ijoollee kun waa’ee gudina daa’immaa, mana barumssafi qophaa’u ,qalbif adaba akasumas ariirro obbolan qabatan irratti. Afaan oromo fi tajajiili jira. Caalaati hubachuf Atalech Worku bilbila 612.517-5721 quunnamaa.  Amharige: 612.668.2158 የወላጆችዉይይትየሚያቶክረዉበልጆችዕድገት፤ለትምህርትዝግጁመሆናቸዉን፤ስለልጆችፀባይናየፀባይማሻሻያመመራያዎችላይናእንድሁምከኢህቶቻቸዉናከወንድሞቻቸውጋርያላቸዉንግንኙነትበተመለከተላይያተኩራል። ተጨማሪመረጃከፈለጉወ|ሮአታለለችወርቁንበ 612.668.2158 ወይምበ 612.517.5721 ስልክቁጥርይደዉሉ
  • East African Adventures in Parenting (Somaliga) - Waalidiinta Soomaalida ee ka faa’iideysanaya Fasalka Afrikada Bari (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).This class is for parents (whose first language is not English) with cultural differences related to parenting in Minnesota. Parent discussion will focus on child development, school readiness, temperament, guiding behavior, and sibling relationships. Somali language assistance provided. For more information on this class please call 612.668.2118.Diiwaan galinta xiliga uu dhasho cunugu ilaa uu ka gaaro dugsiga xanaanada  Kaalay arag oo la wadaag ilmahaaga fasalada uu wax ku barto kuna ciyaaro. Ilmahu wey iska sii ciyaarayaan inta uu walidku ku guda jiro barashada Kobcinta ilmaha, iyo Xiriirka u diyaarinta Dugsiga, Dhaqanka Dabeecadaha iyo Wanaajinta anshaxa, iyo walaaleynta. Kala soo xiriir waxii diiwaangalinta ku saabsan: Somaliga: 612.668.2118 A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Explore Nature and Curiosity (24 months to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating - NEW CLASS OFFERING

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).Children are naturally curious.  Through inquiry, children will use their senses to discover answers to questions they truly care about in our natural world, both living and non-living.  Parents will engage with their child in nature-based learning experiences both indoors and outdoors.  Parent education will explore how to lead your child's nature learning.A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Hmong Adventures in Parenting - Hmoob Niam Txiv (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).This class is specific to Hmong speaking families. Parent discussion will focus on researched-based information around topics that relate to child, parent, and family development, parent-child relationships, and culture and community. The goal is to help give our children the basic foundation to succeed in school and in life. Class is taught by a Hmong Parent Educator. For more information on this class please call 612.668.0391.A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.Hmoob Niam Txiv Cov muaj hnub nyoog: Thaum yug-kindergarten cuv npe kawm Siv sij hawm nrog koj tus menyuam koom kev lom zem, kev kawm ua ub no. Niam txiv kev kawm ntawv yuav ua kom paub tseeb rau menyuam kev loj hlob, npaj txhij rau tsev kawm ntawv, kev siab luv, kev coj tus cwj pwm, thiab sib raug zo o ntawm kwv tij nus muag. Hmoob: 612.668.0391
  • Incredible Infants (0-11 months) Non-Separating

    This is a non-separating class (child and parent together for entire class). All of our infant classes are taught by licensed Parent Educators and explore the joys and challenges of adding a new member to your family.  • Music, play & reading activities are a part of every class  • Parent discussion includes topics on infant and parent development, sleep, calming, adjustment to parenting and all things important for parenting an infant ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.Lottery for 2nd session runs on Mon., March 11th.
  • Incredible Infants (5-11 months) Non-Separating

    This is a non-separating class (child and parent together for entire class). All of our infant classes are taught by licensed Parent Educators and explore the joys and challenges of adding a new member to your family.  • Music, play & reading activities are a part of every class  • Parent discussion includes topics on infant and parent development, sleep, calming, adjustment to parenting and all things important for parenting an infant ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.
  • Infants & Yoga (1-8 months) Non-Separating

    This is a non-separating class (child and parent together for entire class). Build trust, confidence and understanding of your baby’s communication through yoga. Parent discussion will focus on topics relevant to life with a new baby. ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.Lottery for 2nd session runs on Mon., March 11th.
  • Latino Adventures in Parenting - Aventuras Latinas en la Crianza (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart). Edades: Inscripción desde el nacimiento hasta el Kindergarten Pase un tiempo de calidad con su niño participando en actividades de aprendizaje divertidas. La educación para padres se centrará en el desarrollo del niño, preparación para la escuela, temperamento, comportamiento rector, y las relaciones entre hermanos. A limited number of Infants 0-4 months are welcome to stay with parents during discussion time. Please enroll your young infant only in the Sibling Care option. NOTE: These young infants will remain with the parents during discussion time.Un número limitado de bebes 0-4 meses pueden quedarse con los padres durante el tiempo de separación. Por favor inscríbale a su bebe pequeño con la opción “Sibling Care” (cuidado para hermanos). NOTA: Los bebes pequeños se van con los padres al salón de padres durante el tiempo de separación. ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. El precio de clases de ECFE se basa en escalas ajustadas determinadas por los ingresos familiares. Por favor elige el pago que se adapte a su presupuesto familiar. A 10% surcharge will be applied to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents. Si desean obtener más información o para registrarse, por favor llamen al 612.668.2138.
  • Latino Beyond the Basics (Birth to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating - NEW CLASS OFFERING

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).Más allá de lo Básico (Desde el nacimiento hasta la inscripción al Kínder) Para quienes han participado por mucho tiempo en ECFE, esta clase estará enfocada en temas de interés elegidos por ustedes, y que no hayan sido cubiertos en clases anteriores.
  • Latino Incredible Infants (0-11 months) Non-Separating

    This is a non-separating class (child and parent together for entire class).Infantes Increíble (0-11 meses)Todas nuestras clases infantiles son impartidas por un educador de padres licenciado, donde se explorarán las alegrías y desafíos de agregar un nuevo miembro a su familia.All of our infant classes are taught by licensed Parent Educators and explore the joys and challenges of adding a new member to your family. Music, play & reading activities are a part of every class Parent discussion includes topics on infant and parent development, sleep, calming, adjustment to parenting and all things important for parenting an infantECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget. El precio de clases de ECFE se basa en escalas ajustadas determinadas por los ingresos familiares. Por favor elige el pago que se adapte a su presupuesto familiar. A 10% surcharge will be added to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.Si desean obtener más información o para registrarse, por favor llamen al 612.668.2138
  • Latino Preschool STEM-Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (36 months to Kindergarten Enrollment) Separating

    This is a separating class (child and parent spend time together and apart).(No Sibling Care available for this class)  Child must be 3 years old by September 1, 2019STEM (Ciencias, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemáticas) 3-4 años de edad. Las actividades en los salones de Niñez Temprana (Early Childhood) alientan a resolver problemas y explorar cómo funcionan las cosas. La Educación para Padres (Parent Education) se enfoca en actividades para el desarrollo del niño en edad preescolar.ECFE classes are priced on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. Please choose the fee that best fits your family budget.  A 10% surcharge will be added to fees for Non-Minneapolis residents.