A Peoria Park District Facility

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May
30
Wed
Tot Time: Getting Dressed
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Getting Dressed

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.

Jun
13
Wed
Tot Time: Summer
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Tot Time: Summer
June 13 10-11am

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.

Jun
16
Sat
Maker Workshop: Birdhouse Basics
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Birdhouse Basics

Fee includes museum admission. Adults attend free with regular admission.

Kids and families learn to use tools, experiment with different types of making, and think creatively in PlayHouse Maker Workshops! This program is designed for kids 3-12 years old. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and closes the Wednesday prior to the workshop.

In this workshop, use lumber as well as vintage, natural and recycled materials to build an amazing backyard home for a feathered friend.

PlayHouse Maker programs are made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

 

Jun
27
Wed
Tot Time: Dinosaurs
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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.

Jul
4
Wed
Tot Time: My Body
Jul 4 @ 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.

Jul
18
Wed
Tot Time: Farm
Jul 18 @ 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.

Jul
21
Sat
Maker Workshop: Watercolor Lab
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Watercolor Lab

Fee includes museum admission. Adults attend free with regular admission.

Kids and families learn to use tools, experiment with different types of making, and think creatively in PlayHouse Maker Workshops! This program is designed for kids 3-12 years old. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and closes the Wednesday prior to the workshop.

In this workshop, get acquainted with the materials used for this beautiful style of painting, and then learn the basics of layering, washing, and softening to create a unique and colorful work of art to take home.

PlayHouse Maker programs are made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

 

Aug
1
Wed
Tot Time: Colors
Aug 1 @ 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.

Aug
8
Wed
Tot Time: River Friends
Aug 8 @ 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.

Aug
15
Wed
Tot Time: Sand
Aug 15 @ 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.

Aug
18
Sat
Maker Workshop: Object Bots
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Object Bots

Fee includes museum admission. Adults attend free with regular admission.

Kids and families learn to use tools, experiment with different types of making, and think creatively in PlayHouse Maker Workshops! This program is designed for kids 3-12 years old. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and closes the Wednesday prior to the workshop.

In this workshop, construct a basic robot out of everyday household objects and recycled materials and then check out its moves!

PlayHouse Maker programs are made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

 

Aug
29
Wed
Tot Time: Bugs
Aug 29 @ 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.

Sep
5
Wed
Tot Time: Pets
Sep 5 @ 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.

Sep
12
Wed
Tot Time: Trains
Sep 12 @ 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.

Sep
15
Sat
Maker Workshop: Nature Explorations
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Fee includes museum admission. Adults attend free with regular admission.

Kids and families learn to use tools, experiment with different types of making, and think creatively in PlayHouse Maker Workshops! This program is designed for kids 3-12 years old. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and closes the Wednesday prior to the workshop.

In this workshop, create amazing works of art, all from things found in the great outdoors!

PlayHouse Maker programs are made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum