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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[...]
Summer Camp: Little Artists @ Play (Half Day)
9:00 am
Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp June 17-June 21, 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 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Things That Go
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,[...]
Summer Camp: Little Artists @ Play (Half Day)
9:00 am
Little Artists @ Play Half Day Summer Camp June 17-June 21, 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 17-June 21, 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 24 @ 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 of[...]
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Food
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 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Watercolor Resist
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. Free with museum admission or membership
Jul 1 @ 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 of[...]
Jul 3 @ 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,[...]
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Fans
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. Free with museum admission or membership
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Mosaic Magic
2:00 pm
Work with colored glass and other fun and unexpected materials to create a masterpiece for your home or garden. In PlayHouse Maker Workshops, kids and families learn to use tools, experiment with different types of[...]
Jul 8 @ 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 of[...]
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Pets
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,[...]
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Collage
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. Free with museum admission or membership
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Drop-In Maker Program: Embroidery
10:00 am
On selected Saturday mornings throughout the summer, you can add an hour-long educator-led maker program to your visit. Each Drop-in Maker Program highlights a new material or tool to help you get inspired and get[...]
Jul 15 @ 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 of[...]
Jul 17 @ 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,[...]
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Mobiles
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. Free with museum admission or membership
In Between: Make Art with Jennifer Mannebach on the PlayHouse Porch!
12:00 am
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Be Anything Career Day: Makers & Fixers
1:00 pm
Join us to BE ANYTHING! at the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! In July we are exploring careers that involve using your hands (and sometimes your whole body!) as well as your brain to make new[...]
In Between: Make Art with Jennifer Mannebach on the PlayHouse Porch!
12:00 am
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
In Between: Make Art with Jennifer Mannebach on the PlayHouse Porch!
12:00 am
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 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 of[...]
In Between: Make Art with Jennifer Mannebach on the PlayHouse Porch!
12:00 am
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
In Between: Make Art with Jennifer Mannebach on the PlayHouse Porch!
12:00 am
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 24 @ 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,[...]
In Between: Make Art with Jennifer Mannebach on the PlayHouse Porch!
12:00 am
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
In Between: Make Art with Jennifer Mannebach on the PlayHouse Porch!
12:00 am
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Snakes
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 10:15am. Due to animal temperament or[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum