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Dec 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
For this special Real Tools Workshop, we are working with the iSTEAM studio to celebrate Computer Science!  This workshop will teach children the basics of 3D modeling. Younger participants (ages 5-8) will start with playdough,[...]
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Dec 11 all-day
Each KidTastic kit includes three art project lesson plans, the materials for these three projects, and a booklet with additional ideas for cultural connections, extending making ideas, and a STEM extension. Kits ship the first[...]
Dec 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. During this workshop[...]
Dec 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. During this workshop[...]
Dec 21 all-day
Make things with your kids over winter break! We know winter vacation is harder than usual these days. With this in mind, we invite PlayHouse Everywhere Members to pick up a FREE Maker Kit from[...]
Dec 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Join us and more than 12 other museums and science centers in Illinois and Indiana to continue our annual tradition of providing local children with a Noon Year’s Eve countdown. We are so excited to[...]
Jan 4 all-day
Each KidTastic kit includes three art project lesson plans, the materials for these three projects, and a booklet with additional ideas for cultural connections, extending making ideas, and a STEM extension. Kits ship the first[...]
Jan 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. Simple machines are[...]
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. Love art? Want[...]
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Beginning in 1994, the US government recognized Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a “day ON, not a day off”. We see no reason that a pandemic should stop us from celebrating the legacy of[...]
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Jan 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Don’t throw out your holiday boxes – use them to create something amazing and new and unique to your family! The Cardboard Challenge is an annual event in October – but this year, we thought[...]
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. Artists can use[...]
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. Everyone loves getting[...]
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. Do you love[...]
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Mar 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am Forest Park Nature Center
PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. Live PlayDates are at Forest Park Nature Center; they are free for PlayHouse Everywhere Members and[...]
Mar 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am Forest Park Nature Center
PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. Live PlayDates are at Forest Park Nature Center; they are free for PlayHouse Everywhere Members and[...]
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum