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.
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.
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.
Second Monday, September-May, 10:30 a.m.
Our youngest guests will explore a different exhibit in the museum, where it will be just for them. 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.
Each Tuesday, September-May, 10:30 a.m.
Toddlers and their adult caregivers are invited 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
Early Childhood programming is supported by: