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The Importance of Play

April 10, 2024
Caregiver and child play in Motion Commotion

  According to the Academy of American Pediatrics, it is critical for a child to play to develop safe, stable, and nurturing relationships, supporting developmental milestones, and mental health. Children learn by exploring their environments and building context from their experiences. Learning thrives when children are given control of their own actions to play. Ideally, caregivers take […]

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Tips for Making at Home

March 29, 2024

  In order to ensure that all kids have the tools they need to be successful innovators at home, we put together this guide all about making at home to help caretakers assist their little innovators as best as they can! An effective makerspace teaches children not only how to make, but how to invent. […]

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Welcome to the Official Peoria PlayHouse Blog!

March 24, 2024

  Dear adventurers, dreamers, and curious minds, Welcome to the official blog of the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! We are thrilled to embark on this exciting journey with you as we dive into a world of imagination, learning, and endless discovery. Our blog is more than just a collection of words; we’ll share behind-the-scenes glimpses, […]

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