Other Early Childhood Offerings

  • Parenting Seminars

    Join us for FREE adult opportunities! Gain educational information and learn about strategies to support children. Share experiences with other parents/caregivers and ask questions of our licensed Parent Educator. A Spanish interpreter is available. Hay intérprete de español disponible. Limited child care is available, pre-registration is required by calling 763.528.4517 the previous Friday by 12pm. For seminar details, visit colheights.k12.mn.us/ECFE.


    Family Center     Mondays 6-7 p.m.


    September 19      Developing Routines in the Home (Focus Age: 10 years and under)

    October 17          GOLD Assessment in PreK Families (Focus Age: 3-5 years- for families in PreK 3, PreK 4, Mini Adventures Child Care)

    November 21      Developing Productive Discipline (Focus Age 10 and under)

    December 12      Setting Limits and Boundaries: Creating success for school and child care (Focus Age: 10 and under)


    January 23     TBD      

    February 27   TBD       

    March 13     TBD       

    April 24         TBD         

    May 22         TBD              

    Super Saturdays (2-5 years by Sept. 1)

    Join us for Saturday morning fun once per month! Children and families enjoy activities and stories together based on the theme.

    Saturdays 9:30-10:30 a.m.

    Fee: $5 per child, per session. Registration required.

    September 17  Art Creations   

    October 15   Fall Festival    

    November 12      Dynamic Dinosaurs  

    December 10 Winter Wonderland      

    January 14   Experiment with Science    

    February 11  Music & Movement   

    March 11    Build It! 

    April 15   In the Garden   

    May 13   Outdoor Explore

    Early Childhood Drop-In Offerings

    Drop-In & Play (Birth to 5 years as of Sept. 1)

    Looking for something fun to do with your child? Drop in with your child to play and learn in a classroom rich with materials to explore. Enjoy activities including art creations, songs, and stories with Early Childhood staff.


    Mondays   Sept. 12-May 22      11 a.m. -12 p.m. 

    (not in session: Oct. 31, Dec. 26, Jan. 2, 16, 30, Feb. 20, Mar. 20, Apr. 3, 10)


    Thursdays   Sept. 15-May 25      11 a.m. -12 p.m. 

    (not in session: Oct. 20, Nov. 24, Dec. 22, 29, Apr.6) 


    Mindful Movement One Day Sessions (Birth- 5 years by Sept. 1)


    Enjoy calming movements with your child. Mindful Movement engages the heart, mind, and body through integration of physical yoga, mindfulness activities, and social emotional learning.


    Mondays:  January 9   January 23   February 6   February 13   March 27          9-10 a.m.


     Fee: $5 per family collected at the door each week or Drop-In & Play Pass 


    Early Childhood Drop-In Pass

    Purchase an Early Childhood Drop-In Pass for the 2022-2023 school year and attend any drop-in class requiring payment at no additional cost.

    Drop-In Pass: Valid September 2022- May 2023     Fee: $75