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Mar 18 – Apr 30 all-day
Activities to do with your kids @ Your home
12:00 am
Looking for activities to do with your kids? Check out PlayHouse at Home! We share new activities as we find them – follow us on Facebook.  
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,[...]
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime at the PlayHouse: Passover
10:00 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[...]
10:00 am
Thursday, April 23 is Take Your Child To Work Day! Since you can’t bring your kids to the office, we’re bringing the office to you. Hear from a librarian, an environmentalist, police officer, and engineer![...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 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[...]
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 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 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[...]
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,[...]
10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be an engineer with Greg Tomlins from Caterpillar, Inc. The world is full of big problems, and engineers are the people who figure out how to solve them.[...]
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 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 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[...]
May 11 – Aug 16 all-day
2020 Summer Maker Program
12:00 am
The Peoria PlayHouse Summer Maker Program begins on Memorial Day: Monday, May 11 and ends on Sunday, August 16. We hope this program encourages you to try out different types of tools and inspires you[...]
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,[...]
10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be an anchor with Shelby Roberts from WMBD. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. Virtual Career Days are a partnership between Peoria[...]
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 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[...]
May 18 @ 11:45 pm – 11:59 pm
Kindergarten Readiness Application Deadline
11:45 pm
Deadline to apply is May 18, 2020 for the 2020 Kindergarten Readiness summer program. This program is open incoming kindergarteners to the 2020 fall school year at Peoria Public Schools. Kindergarten Readiness meets on Mondays[...]
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,[...]
10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be an anchor with Dr. Matthew Hwang. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. Virtual Career Days are a partnership between Peoria PlayHouse[...]
10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be a graphic designer with Chelsea Tamms of Lettering Works. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. Virtual Career Days are a partnership[...]
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 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 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[...]
May 25 @ 11:45 pm – 11:59 pm
Summer Teen Intern Application Deadline
11:45 pm
Deadline to apply for our summer teen internship  program is today. Learn more about the program and apply here.      
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,[...]
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,[...]
10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be a counselor with Derrick Booth, a guidance counselor at Peoria Public Schools. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. Virtual Career Days[...]
Jun 5 – Jun 12 all-day
12:00 am
The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum encourages children to tinker, innovate, and imagine new things as young makers. In celebration of our 5th birthday, we are hosting an art auction to support local makers and artists[...]
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 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
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum