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May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
  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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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[...]
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 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
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 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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[...]
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us to BE ANYTHING! at the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! In June we are exploring careers related to nature, animals, and the Illinois River. Meet a wildlife biologist, animal handlers, environmental scientists, a green[...]
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 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 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 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 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 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 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 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,[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum