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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[...]
Jul 17 @ 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,[...]
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 20 all-day
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us to BE ANYTHING! at the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! In July we are exploring careers that involve using your hands (and sometimes your whole body!) as well as your brain to make new things[...]
Jul 21 all-day
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 22 all-day
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 22 @ 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[...]
Jul 23 all-day
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 24 all-day
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 24 @ 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,[...]
Jul 25 all-day
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 26 all-day
Work with a professional artist to create a work of art for the PlayHouse! In July, artist Jennifer Mannebach will visit Peoria to make art with PlayHouse visitors. Visitors of all ages are invited to[...]
Jul 26 @ 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[...]
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Everyone loves a good story and there are so many ways to tell them across cultures and religions. Enjoy stories in the many ways we share them across cultures including Native American coyote stories with[...]
Jul 29 @ 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[...]
Jul 31 @ 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,[...]
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore a variety of printmaking processes such as etching and monoprinting, try out some strange new art tools and brightly colored inks, and create multiples of your work! In PlayHouse Maker Workshops, kids and families[...]
Aug 5 @ 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[...]
Aug 7 @ 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,[...]
Aug 9 @ 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[...]
Aug 10 @ 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[...]
Aug 12 @ 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[...]
Aug 14 @ 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,[...]
Aug 16 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us to BE ANYTHING! at the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! In August we are exploring careers that save lives. Meet representatives from the police and fire departments, explore an ambulance, learn about the work[...]
Aug 19 @ 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[...]
Aug 21 @ 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,[...]
Aug 26 @ 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[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum