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    Published: 2017

    Updated: June 29, 2021

    By: Frances Ellison

    • Photo by Carolyn Clement, Courtesy of Mi Casita

    It's never too early to get a jump start on education - and PFG and PECO are here to help you find the best early education program for your child.*

     

    It's no secret that early education has an impact on young minds; according to a study done by the Pew Research Center in 2005, children who are placed in high quality Pre-K programs are "less likely to be held back a grade, less likely to need special education, and more likely to graduate from high school."

     

    They're also less likely to run into trouble with the law, and more likely to have higher earnings as an adult. If that's not convincing, perhaps these fun-filled, interactive early learning programs offered by our partners will be. Check out the list below, and find the program or event that's the best fit for your little learner. 

     

    Let us know how much your little learner loves their program by sharing with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @Phillyfunguide!

     

    Are we missing a program? If you or your organization is hosting a Pre-K program, submit to PFG!

     

    *Please be sure to view and participate in these activities safely. For up-to-date information on the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines, visit their official website.

    These partners of ours regularly feature Pre-K events and programming:*

    *Make sure to check their official websites for reopening information and safety guidelines before visiting.

    Check out these other wonderful virtual and in-person Pre-K events: 

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    VOLUNTEER
    ABCD Study: Activity and Behaviors in Children's Daily Life
    Annenberg Center for the Performing...
    March 25th, 2021 - September 30th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Shark Summer
    Adventure Aquarium
    July 11th, 2021 - September 6th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Discover the Best Virtual Activities from Partners of the Children's Festival
    Annenberg Center for the Performing...
    May 13th, 2020 - November 13th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Artists In Bloom Activity Workbooks
    Woodmere Art Museum
    February 2nd, 2021 - December 31st, 2021
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    MUSEUMS
    Big Ideas for Little Learners featuring the Positive Movement Drumline
    National Liberty Museum
    August 7th, 2021
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    MUSIC
    Kidchella 2021
    Smith Memorial Playground and...
    June 18th, 2021 - August 13th, 2021
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    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    One For All Youth Art Camp and Classes
    One For All
    May 9th, 2021 - August 31st, 2021
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    FREE
    Free Toddler Music Class Intro Session
    Temple University - Music Prep
    September 18th, 2021
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    FREE
    Free Intro Class: Suzuki Pre-Twinkle
    Temple University - Music Prep
    September 18th, 2021
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    FREE
    Free Infant Music Class Intro Session
    Temple University - Music Prep
    September 18th, 2021
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    FREE
    Free Pre-School Age Music Class Intro Session
    Temple University - Music Prep
    September 18th, 2021
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    THEATRE
    A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage
    Merriam Theater
    December 4th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live!
    Merriam Theater
    January 15th, 2022
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    MUSIC
    Disney Princess - The Concert
    Academy of Music
    April 12th, 2022
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    THEATRE
    PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue
    Academy of Music
    April 14th, 2022 - April 16th, 2022
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    THEATRE
    Wild Kratts Live 2.0!
    Merriam Theater
    May 1st, 2022

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