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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.


Annual Maintenance Closure
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: The museum will be closed for annual maintenance on August 20 through August 28. We will re-open on August 29.

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.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum