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Virtual Career Days

Be Anything!/See It. Be It. Virtual Career Days

Be Anything! is an innovative program that propels "Take Your Child to Work Day" to a new level. Help a child in your life explore the careers that excite them through Be Anything! experiences, and now, Virtual Career Days!

All children can be anything; they need only the tools and opportunity to imagine, practice, and become! For more information about how to get involved with Be Anything! 2020, visit this page.

Peoria Public School's Foundation's See It. Be It. initiative brings professionals into K-5 PPS classrooms to introduce them to different careers possibilities. If they can see it, they can be it!

Video & Related Activities

Be a Graphic Designer! with Chelsie, Lettering Works - May 21, 2020

For more inspiration about how to be a graphic designer and a lettering artist visit this website or follow Chelsie Tamms on Instagram.

Hand draw a logo of your own name like Chelsie did in the video, or choose a logo of a place you like to go, like the PlayHouse, and put your own spin on it!

Can you find and draw Peoria PlayHouse’s logo? Or try combining collage and design!

Cut out a bunch of letters from the magazine and spell out words using the letters onto your piece of paper, or cut out pieces to put together a picture of the logo you design.

Be a News Reporter! with Shelbey Roberts, WMBD - May 14, 2020

Conduct your own interview!

If you could interview anyone in the world who would you interview ?What questions would you ask?

Share your interview with us by submitting to the PlayHouse Times!

Visit this website for inspiration on interviewing!

 

Be an Engineer! with Greg, Caterpillar, Inc. - May 7, 2020

Make your own ramp!

How would you solve the issues the engineer encounters in this video?

Share your solutions, creations, and failures with us on our Facebook page ! Innovation is all about trial and error!

Engineers are makers! Try making something with our Summer Maker Program! Complete challenges to win prizes!

Be a Librarian! with Alissa, Morton Public Libraries - April 30, 2020

Make your own finding aid!

A finding aid helps you recall where you put things!

Organize your room and draw your room’s finding aid for your parents. Use the pictures of finding aids in the video as an example!

Organize your stuffed animals like Alissa and share a photo of your organizing skills with us on our Facebook page!

Be Anything! Take Your Child to Work Day Virtual Career Panel - April 24, 2020

This career panel featured 4 local professionals, and kicked off our series of Virtual Career Day Videos. Kids had the chance to ask questions and to learn about what it takes to be a professional in that field.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum