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Jan
20
Thu
Tot Time: Shapes @ PlayHouse
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Shapes @ PlayHouse

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.

 

Jan
21
Fri
Open Art Studio: Black and White
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Black and White

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.

Jan
22
Sat
Family Workshop @ The Noble Center
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Workshop @ The Noble Center

Real Tools at the Noble Center is even bigger and better than our original PlayHouse space, featuring socially distanced workstations stocked with a variety of tools and materials! Join us on select Saturdays to exercise your creativity as a family. Visitors can make anything they chose to make with the tools and materials available. Not sure what to make? Our expert staff has lots of ideas to get you started!

Advanced registration is required. Cost: $12 per child for non-member families; $8 per child for PlayHouse member families.

Jan
27
Thu
Tot Time: Trains @ PlayHouse
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Trains @ PlayHouse

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.

 

Jan
28
Fri
Open Art Studio: Color
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Color

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.

Jan
29
Sat
Maker Workshop: Architecture @ Noble Center
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Architecture @ Noble Center

Join us for an adventure in creativity designed for older kids, tweens and teens. During Maker Workshops, 8-18 year olds explore materials and master new tools in order to create one-of-a-kind projects.

On January 29, learn about Architecture and design your own building! During this workshop, participants will learn about floorplans, blue prints, models, and a variety of structures. Students will have the opportunity to design and construct their own skyscraper using tools and materials such as wood, wire, and foam.

 

Feb
3
Thu
Tot Time: Weather @ PlayHouse
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Weather @ PlayHouse

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.

 

Feb
4
Fri
Open Art Studio: Fossils
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Fossils

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.

Feb
10
Thu
Tot Time: Bugs @ PlayHouse
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Bugs @ PlayHouse

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.

 

Feb
11
Fri
Open Art Studio: Valentine
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Valentine

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.

Feb
13
Sun
Dungeons & Dragons @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us to create new worlds at the PlayHouse! Dungeons & Dragons is an open-ended role-playing game. In each session kids ages 8-10 create characters and go on grand adventures in a world that they have a large part in shaping. They will be having so much fun they won’t even know that they are building important social-emotional skills, including teamwork, problem-solving, communication, and critical thinking.
This month’s program is $100 and takes place on five consecutive Sundays, February 13, 20, 27, and March 6 and 13 from 1:00 – 3:00pm at the PlayHouse.
Masks are required to participate in this program.
Feb
17
Thu
Tot Time: Boats @ PlayHouse
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Boats @ PlayHouse

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.

 

Feb
18
Fri
Open Art Studio: Mobiles
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Mobiles

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.

Feb
24
Thu
Tot Time: Bedtime @ PlayHouse
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Bedtime @ PlayHouse

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.

 

Feb
25
Fri
Open Art Studio: Lines
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Lines

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.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum