Early Childhood Programs

EdVenture is pleased to offer a great variety of educational and entertaining classes for children ages 0–5 years! We encourage development through play and learning with a multitude of programs to bring BIG fun to our smallest visitors. From sensory stimulation to problem-solving games and storytelling, our classes bring BIG smiles and brighter futures. Come enjoy fun weekly age-appropriate activities that spark lifelong learning that are free with paid admission or museum membership. (appropriate for children ages 5 and under and adult caregivers)

Move and groove while building early literacy skills. Enjoy storytelling, music, movement activities and more.

Alphabet Soup

Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. & Thursday, 2 p.m.
Early learners will enjoy this 15 minutes literacy program which will instill a love of letters. Children will learn about the letter of the day and enjoy a special alphabet story time about the day's letter.

Homeschool Fridays

EdVenture educators host special, SC standards-based programs for homeschool students, ages 3-12, from September–May.

Numbers for All

Thursday, 10:30 a.m.
In this math literacy program for early learners held each week for 15 minutes, children are introduced to the number of the day, will practice counting and enjoy a number of the day story time in EdVenture's branch of the Richland Library.

Toddler Takeover

The second Monday every month, our youngest guests will explore a different exhibit in the museum, where it will be just for them from 10:30am–12:30pm. From sensory stimulation to games and storytelling, the Takeover will engage the littlest explorers. Each month, a different storybook guest will join the toddlers. 

Upcoming Dates/character appearance:
April 10, 2017
May 8, 2017 

Shake, Rattle & Read

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:30 a.m.
Children five years old and under are invited to move and groove as they learn important early literacy skills. Join us for half an hour of storytelling, music, movement activities and more! Free with paid admission or membership. 

Toddler Tuesdays

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. 
Toddlers and their adult caregivers are invited to drop in for seasonal art activities, music and exploration in our early learning classroom. Programs are designed for families with children aged 9 months–5 years. Free with museum admission or membership.


Dakota Deluca, Early Childhood Coordinator
803-400-1158, ddeluca@edventure.org 

Early Childhood programming is supported by:

Hours Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Members Free
Children and Adults $11.50
Seniors (age 62+) $10.50
Military (with ID) $10.50
Educator (with ID) $10.50
Groups (15+ w/RSVP) $8.50
Children under two Free