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Jul
22
Mon
Yoga for Kids
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to enjoy at home, too!

Feel free to bring a yoga mat of your own or used one of ours. Comfortable clothing and socks are suggested.

Spaces are first come serve, the class is limited to 10 spaces for children.

Cost: $2.50 per child with museum admission or membership.
Best for ages 3 – 10 years old. Children under 8 should have adult supervision. Adults are invited to participate at no cost.

Jul
24
Wed
Tot Time: Trains
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During this program for children 1 to 3 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.

Trains carry people and things all over our country! If you travelled somewhere by train, where would you go?

Jul
26
Fri
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Snakes
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from 10-11 AM. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story time at 10:15am.

Due to animal temperament or other factors, the animals available might change on short notice.

Free with museum admission or membership.

Jul
29
Mon
Yoga for Kids
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to enjoy at home, too!

Feel free to bring a yoga mat of your own or used one of ours. Comfortable clothing and socks are suggested.

Spaces are first come serve, the class is limited to 10 spaces for children.

Cost: $2.50 per child with museum admission or membership.
Best for ages 3 – 10 years old. Children under 8 should have adult supervision. Adults are invited to participate at no cost.

Jul
31
Wed
Tot Time: Colors
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During this program for children 1 to 3 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.

Our world is made of so many wonderful colors! Which crayon do you like to use the most when you make art?

Aug
2
Fri
Open Art Studio: Painting
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us every other Friday while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm.

Free with museum admission or membership

Aug
5
Mon
Yoga for Kids
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to enjoy at home, too!

Feel free to bring a yoga mat of your own or used one of ours. Comfortable clothing and socks are suggested.

Spaces are first come serve, the class is limited to 10 spaces for children.

Cost: $2.50 per child with museum admission or membership.
Best for ages 3 – 10 years old. Children under 8 should have adult supervision. Adults are invited to participate at no cost.

Aug
7
Wed
Tot Time: Dinosaurs
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During this program for children 1 to 3 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.

Long before people, huge dinosaurs roamed the earth. Let’s find out more about how they looked, lived, and sounded! Rawr!

Aug
9
Fri
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: FPNC Insects and Spiders
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from Forest Park Nature Center from 10-11 am. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story time at 10:15 am.

Due to animal temperament or other factors, the animals available might change on short notice.

Aug
10
Sat
Drop-In Maker Program: Wood-Burning
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

On selected Saturday mornings throughout the summer, you can add an hour-long educator-led maker program to your visit. Each Drop-in Maker Program highlights a new material or tool to help you get inspired and get making!

Please note: Space is limited to 15 participants per hour.

This program is for kids 3-12. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Aug
12
Mon
Yoga for Kids
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to enjoy at home, too!

Feel free to bring a yoga mat of your own or used one of ours. Comfortable clothing and socks are suggested.

Spaces are first come serve, the class is limited to 10 spaces for children.

Cost: $2.50 per child with museum admission or membership.
Best for ages 3 – 10 years old. Children under 8 should have adult supervision. Adults are invited to participate at no cost.

Aug
14
Wed
Tot Time: Bugs
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During this program for children 1 to 3 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.

All the cool bugs are outside playing in the summer, just like us! Spiders, ladybugs, butterflies, ants, and more are flying and crawling all around us. What is your favorite bug?

Aug
16
Fri
Open Art Studio: Paper Sculptures
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us every other Friday while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm.

Free with museum admission or membership

Aug
19
Mon
Yoga for Kids
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to enjoy at home, too!

Feel free to bring a yoga mat of your own or used one of ours. Comfortable clothing and socks are suggested.

Spaces are first come serve, the class is limited to 10 spaces for children.

Cost: $2.50 per child with museum admission or membership.
Best for ages 3 – 10 years old. Children under 8 should have adult supervision. Adults are invited to participate at no cost.

Aug
21
Wed
Tot Time: Getting Dressed
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During this program for children 1 to 3 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.

Let’s go outside and play! I need to put on my shirt, shorts, and sandals…and my sunglasses and a hat! I will also need a swimsuit for the pool! Can you get dressed all by yourself?

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum