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Dec
1
Thu
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program focuses on parents and their babies, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner organizations will lead discussions and activities related to infant growth, and development. The goal of this program is to support YOU as parents, and we invite you to both join and tell us how this program and community groups can best help you!

Free of charge for parent and infant (under one year of age.) May not be combined with additional admissions.

Tot Time: Pets @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During this program for children 1 to 4 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story, time for play, and a visual art activity.

People have many different types of pets in their home, like a dog, cat, bird, snake or lizard, or fish! If you live on a farm, you might even have a cow, horse, sheep, pig, or chicken as a pet! What kind of pet does your family have?

Advanced registration is recommended. Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $3 for members, $5 for non-members. Fee does not include cost for museum admission.

Adaptive Learning Evenings at the PlayHouse @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Dec 1 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Adaptive Learning Evenings at the PlayHouse @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

Join us for a fun, sensory friendly night featuring dimmer lights and less noise. First Thursday of every month. Open to children of all needs and abilities, and their families. Sounds and lights will be lowered; Sensory Packs with noise canceling headphones, sensory toys, sunglasses, and other materials are always available at the front desk. No pre-registration is required.

Cost: Regular admission rates at $9 per person or $3 with WIC/Link

Dec
2
Fri
Open Art Studio: Animal Patterns
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Animal Patterns

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Dec
8
Thu
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program focuses on parents and their babies, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner organizations will lead discussions and activities related to infant growth, and development. The goal of this program is to support YOU as parents, and we invite you to both join and tell us how this program and community groups can best help you!

Free of charge for parent and infant (under one year of age.) May not be combined with additional admissions.

Tot Time: Farm @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During this program for children 1 to 4 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story, time for play, and a visual art activity.

There are so many fun animals in the farmyard. Cows and sheep, pigs and goats, chickens and ducks, and so much more. Can you make the sound of your favorite animal in the barn?

 

Dec
9
Fri
Open Art Studio: Light and Shadow
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Light and Shadow

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Dec
15
Thu
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program focuses on parents and their babies, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner organizations will lead discussions and activities related to infant growth, and development. The goal of this program is to support YOU as parents, and we invite you to both join and tell us how this program and community groups can best help you!

Free of charge for parent and infant (under one year of age.) May not be combined with additional admissions.

Tot Time: Winter @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During this program for children 1 to 4 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story, time for play, and a visual art activity.

What fun can you have in the winter in the snow! Bundle up in your snowsuit so you’re nice and warm, and go outside to create snowmen, snowballs, snow angels, and even snowcones!

Advanced registration is recommended. Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $3 for members, $5 for non-members. Fee does not include cost for museum admission.

Dec
16
Fri
Open Art Studio: Transportation
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Transportation

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Dec
22
Thu
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program focuses on parents and their babies, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner organizations will lead discussions and activities related to infant growth, and development. The goal of this program is to support YOU as parents, and we invite you to both join and tell us how this program and community groups can best help you!

Free of charge for parent and infant (under one year of age.) May not be combined with additional admissions.

Tot Time: Doctor @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Doctor @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

During this program for children 1 to 4 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story, time for play, and a visual art activity. Look for a different theme each week!

Advanced registration is recommended. Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $3 for members, $5 for non-members. Fee does not include cost for museum admission.

 

Dec
23
Fri
Open Art Studio: Mood
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Mood

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Dec
29
Thu
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program focuses on parents and their babies, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner organizations will lead discussions and activities related to infant growth, and development. The goal of this program is to support YOU as parents, and we invite you to both join and tell us how this program and community groups can best help you!

Free of charge for parent and infant (under one year of age.) May not be combined with additional admissions.

Dec
30
Fri
Open Art Studio: Trees
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Trees

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum