A Peoria Park District Facility

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Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Going to Bed
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,[...]
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse
10:00 am
In partnership with Peoria Park District Environmental Department, get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals form 10-11 am. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story[...]
Apr 21 all-day
12:00 am
The PlayHouse is CLOSED on April 21, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids
10:00 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[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Boats
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,[...]
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Join us every other Friday while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm.
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids
10:00 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[...]
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Colors
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,[...]
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Insects
10:00 am
  Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from 10-11 am. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story time at 10:15 am.   Due to[...]
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: High Tech Fashion
2:00 pm
Make cool accessories such as bracelets, hairclips, buttons, and more, and then…light them up! We’ll use conductive thread and basic circuitry to make your creations shine! In PlayHouse Maker Workshops, kids and families learn to[...]
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids
10:00 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[...]
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Farm
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,[...]
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Paper Flowers
10:00 am
We love inspiring creativity in children! Join us on select Fridays while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Drop-in any time between 10 am – 12 pm to create[...]
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
People We Love Day
12:00 pm
Celebrate the love of family (and play) with a special visit to Peoria PlayHouse that includes one free adult admission per family/household!   Join us in Real Tools, our makerspace, to build something special for[...]
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids
10:00 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[...]
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Letters
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,[...]
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Paper Bag Puppets
10:00 am
We love inspiring creativity in children! Join us on select Fridays while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Drop-in any time between 10 am – 12 pm to create[...]
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids
10:00 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[...]
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: River 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, a read-aloud story,[...]
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Self-Portraits
10:00 am
We love inspiring creativity in children! Join us on select Fridays while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Drop-in any time between 10 am – 12 pm to create[...]
May 27 – Aug 16 all-day
2019 Summer Maker Program
12:00 am
The Peoria PlayHouse Summer Maker Program begins on Memorial Day: Monday, May 27 and ends on Friday, August 16. We hope this program encourages you to try out different types of tools and inspires you[...]
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids
10:00 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[...]
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Sand
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,[...]
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Spiders
10:00 am
Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from 10-11 am. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story time at 10:15 am. Due to animal temperament[...]
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Bird House Basics
2:00 pm
Using lumber, as well as vintage, natural, and recycled materials, build an amazing backyard home for a feathered friend. In PlayHouse Maker Workshops, kids and families learn to use tools, experiment with different types of[...]
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Birthday Bash: Superheroes
12:00 pm
Celebrate the PlayHouse’s fourth birthday with us! It’s a “pay what you like” day at the PlayHouse, participate in activities and still enjoy all of our wonderful exhibits. We invite all visitors (adults, too!) to[...]
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids
10:00 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[...]
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Summer
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 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids
10:00 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[...]
Jun 12 @ 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,[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum