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Celebrate Peoria: World of Music
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Celebrate Peoria: World of Music

Experience the rhythms of music and song from around the world. Make your own mini instruments like the West African kalimba (thumb piano), the Irish bodhrán (drum), and Latin American maracas (shakers). Enjoy different cultural music and dance performances; try your hand at playing some of the instruments, sing, and dance along!

-Musical and dance performances by members of Scottish Highland dancer Rebecca Grate, Hindu Temple of Central Illinois, Jewish Federation, and more

-Make your own West African kalimba (thumb piano), the Irish bodhrán (drum), and Latin American maracas (shakers)

-Perform in your own folk band next to the Family Farm exhibit by playing the washboard, cowbell, and spoons

-Use Makey Makey to make your own electronic music

-Explore the musical “petting zoo” with Peoria Symphony

Yoga for Kids
Feb 11 @ 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, if you’d like to. Comfortable clothing suggested.

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

Cost: $2.50 per child with museum admission or membership.
Best for ages 3 – 10 years old. Children under 8 should have adult supervision.

Tot Time: My Body
Feb 13 @ 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.

STEAM Homeschool: Electrical Engineering
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

STEAM Homeschool: Electrical Engineering
February 14, 2019 | 12–2PM | Ages 6-12
$6 members / $12 non-members / $3 Explorer members (includes museum admission)

The PlayHouse offers STEAM Homeschool classes in which students explore topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included! Register in person, by phone at (309) 323-6900 or online.

Open Art Studio
Feb 15 @ 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.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum