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Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: My Body
10:00 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,[...]
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse with FPNC
10:00 am
Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Come learn about animals with FPNC from 10-10:30am. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story time at 10:15 am. Due to[...]
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Trinket Boxes
2:00 pm
  Come make and decorate your very own trinket boxes! We will use clay, Popsicle sticks, cardboard, and other fun materials. How to register: Register in person at the PlayHouse, by phone at (309) 323-6900,[...]
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Going to Sleep
10:00 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,[...]
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Contours
10:00 am
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Bugs
10:00 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,[...]
Apr 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime at the PlayHouse: Passover
10:30 am
Everyone loves a good story: explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most Storytimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Spring
10:00 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,[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Flowers
10:00 am
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Accessibility Morning
9:00 am
In collaboration with Easter Seals and Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association (HISRA), join us for a fun, sensory-friendly morning featuring dimmer lights and less noise. Open to children of all needs and abilities! Open[...]
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Dinosaurs
10:00 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,[...]
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse with FPNC
10:00 am
Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Come learn about animals with FPNC from 10-10:30am. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story time at 10:15 am. Due to[...]
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Printmaking
2:00 pm
Come learn basic principles of printmaking while creating a mini-series and book of your own prints. How to register: Register in person at the PlayHouse, by phone at (309) 323-6900, or online. Those who are Explorer[...]
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Animals
10:00 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,[...]
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Mobiles
10:00 am
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Numbers
10:00 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,[...]
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Trains
10:00 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,[...]
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Positive and Negative Space
10:00 am
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
May 25 – Aug 16 all-day
2020 Summer Maker Program
12:00 am
The Peoria PlayHouse Summer Maker Program begins on Memorial Day: Monday, May 25 and ends on Sunday, August 16. We hope this program encourages you to try out different types of tools and inspires you[...]
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Babies
10:00 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,[...]
Storytime at the PlayHouse: Ramadan/Eid al-Fitr
10:30 am
Everyone loves a good story: explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most Storytimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Shapes
10:00 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,[...]
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Self-Portraits
2:00 pm
In this workshop we will create several self-portraits including full-body silhouettes and profiles, while using unconventional materials like wire, yarn, and cardboard. How to register: Register in person at the PlayHouse, by phone at (309)[...]
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Birthday Bash: Game On!
12:00 pm
Run, jump, or slide into our grand slamming Birthday Bash: Game On. Celebrate the PlayHouse’s fifth birthday with us! It’s a “pay what you like” day at the PlayHouse, participate in sports-themed activities and still[...]
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Calendar
10:00 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,[...]
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Patterns
10:00 am
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
Summer Camp: Little Artists @ Play (Half Day)
9:00 am
Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp June 15-19, 2020, 9-11:30am In this awesome week-long art camp, kids will splatter, spray, and smear…and bend, twist, model, and mold…while we learn different ways to paint,[...]
Summer Camp: Little Artists @ Play (Half Day)
9:00 am
Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp June 15-19, 2020, 9-11:30am In this awesome week-long art camp, kids will splatter, spray, and smear…and bend, twist, model, and mold…while we learn different ways to paint,[...]
Summer Camp: Little Artists @ Play (Half Day)
9:00 am
Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp June 15-19, 2020, 9-11:30am In this awesome week-long art camp, kids will splatter, spray, and smear…and bend, twist, model, and mold…while we learn different ways to paint,[...]
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Outdoors
10:00 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,[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum