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Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)

Early Childhood Family Education

Early Childhood Family Education

Early Childhood Family Education's (ECFE) goal is to enhance the ability of all families to provide the best possible environment for their child's learning and growth. 

We offer a variety of programs including Family Education Classes, Home Visits, Affinity Groups and Individualized Consulting for all Minneapolis families with children between the ages of birth to age 8.

Interested in ECFE but don't know where to start? Fill out an ECFE Interest/Referral Form and someone from our team will contact you with more information:

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You can also view program and class descriptions as well as home visiting and consulting information. Click the catalog image to preview the fall and winter class offerings.

2023-24 Fall-Winter ECFE Classes

Check out our fall-winter 2023-2024 classes and sign up now!   

Interested in Attending a Drop-In Class? Join Us for a Play and Learn!

Our Play and Learn drop-in classes are for families who want to participate when they can. Join us for a free 2 hour non-separating ECFE class with your child, no registration required!

Nature and Curiousity Play and Learn at Kroening (2-5 years old) 

  • Fridays 1:00 - 3:00 pm starting September 8
  • 4900 Mississippi Ct, Minneapolis, MN 55430

Play and Learn at Banyan Community (0 - 5 years old) 

  • Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:30 am starting September 7
  • 2529 13th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Infant Play and Learn at Wilder (0 - 11 months)

  • Monthly Wednesday meet-ups: October 12, November 9, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10
  • 3345 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407


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