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Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: Free (does not include museum admission) Ages: 6-17 Limit: 10 children Register by emailing cbaxter@peoriaparks.org or at Peoria PlayHouse by Wednesday, November 6th Do you collect shells, game cards, or something else interesting! Show[...]
Nov 11 @ 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 of[...]
Nov 13 @ 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,[...]
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Game Designer 6-12 years old Explore how to make your own marble maze and board game! The PlayHouse offers STEAM Homeschool classes in which students explore careers related to science, technology, engineering, art,[...]
Nov 18 @ 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 of[...]
Nov 20 @ 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,[...]
Nov 25 @ 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 of[...]
Nov 28 all-day
We will be closed today but join us on Black Friday for Open Art Studio and Animal Encounters!
Nov 29 @ 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[...]
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us on Black Friday to try it before you buy it! Make a project with the art supplies that we sell in the gift shop. All Faber-Castell art items in our gift shop will[...]
Dec 2 @ 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 of[...]
Dec 3 all-day
Help support the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, your local nonprofit, where we seek to give children “the tools and inspiration to be explores and creators of the world.” Learn more about how to assist us[...]
Dec 4 @ 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,[...]
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Make some festive ornaments to put on your tree, decorate your home, or give as presents to your friends and family to celebrate the winter holidays! In PlayHouse Maker Workshops, kids and families learn to[...]
Dec 9 @ 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 of[...]
Dec 11 @ 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,[...]
Dec 13 @ 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[...]
Dec 16 @ 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 of[...]
Dec 18 @ 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,[...]
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from Forest Park Nature Center from 10-11 am. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story time at 10:15[...]
Dec 31 @ 9:00 am
On New Year’s Eve, the PlayHouse will be closed all day except for our ticketed event Noon Year’s Eve: Paleo Party
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
  TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT Ring in the New Year with us at noon! Communication Junction will lead two Sign and Sing story times complete with stories, songs, and bubbles! Decorate party masks, play dinosaur[...]
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We will be open today from Noon-4pm.
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from Forest Park Nature Center from 10-11 am. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story time at 10:15[...]
Jan 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,[...]
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Paleontologist The PlayHouse offers STEAM Homeschool classes in which students explore topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included! Registration is required prior to the home school program, although classes[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum