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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 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Archaeologist
12:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Archaeologist The PlayHouse offers STEAM Home School classes in which students explore topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included! Registration is required at least three days prior to the[...]
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 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,[...]
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 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,[...]
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