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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 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum is proud to partner with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity to present “Kappas for Kidz.” In February, join us every Sunday at 2pm on Facebook for a read-aloud. We will kick[...]
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 11 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Join Nikki from Sugar to make your own pizza! Use dough and toppings from Sugar to make a version of their delicious pizzas at home. Registrants will be able to purchase all ingredients at Sugar[...]
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum is proud to partner with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity to present “Kappas for Kidz.” In February, join us every Sunday at 2pm on Facebook for a read-aloud. We will kick[...]
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 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum is proud to partner with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity to present “Kappas for Kidz.” In February, join us every Sunday at 2pm on Facebook for a read-aloud. We will kick[...]
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Join Chef Amanda Pyle from The Cookery to try out a delicious recipe, just in time for dinner (or perhaps dessert). In this family friendly cooking demonstration, you will make adorable sugar cookie fruit pizzas[...]
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[...]
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum is proud to partner with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity to present “Kappas for Kidz.” In February, join us every Sunday at 2pm on Facebook for a read-aloud. We will kick[...]
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 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Welcome to HopScotch 2021: “Making” the Best of It! HopScotch is an annual fundraising event of the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum. This event supports the PlayHouse’s maker programs, which help children gain the tools and[...]
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