Play Together, Grow Together

We are FREE indoor play area for kids and parents to play together.

Because children learn through play, the Creative Play Place is designed to encourage children to explore movement and the arts through creative play. Children climb, slide and run to exercise their body, while playing in imaginative sets. Children learn theatrical arts through costuming, dramatic play and puppetry, visual arts through hands-on, process-oriented art experiences, music and dance through instrument experimentation and movement. Children learn social skills as they negotiate and share. The Creative Play Place provides parents with a variety of opportunities to play with their children to help them learn and grow. Come play with us!

“Gift of the Monkey Pajamas” Author Visit

We are so excited to announce that this Friday, December 11, 2015, Saint Peter author, Sandy Walsh will join us to read her first book titled “Gift of the Monkey Pajamas.” She will be reading in the Saint Peter Community Center Gym at 10 a.m. Books will be available for purchase and Sandy is happy to sign them, too! What a great Christmas gift!

If you can’t make it (or you just love it so much you want to hear it again!) she will also be making an appearance in January at the Saint Peter Public Library. Hope to see you Friday!

Creative Play Place Childcare Event

We’re excited to share a fun event with you. The Creative Play Place is hosting drop-off childcare at the Saint Peter Community Center on Saturday, December 5, 2015. Use this form to make your reservation!

Here’s some more information:

  • Minimum age of children is 18 months.
  • Drop off begins at 5:30 p.m. All children must be picked up by 9:30 p.m.
  • Childcare will be provided by Gustavus Adolphus College student volunteers and Creative Play Place board members.
  • The cost is $3.00 per hour, per child. All proceeds benefit the Creative Play Place!

We hope this will be a fundraiser that’s helpful for our community. Who doesn’t need a Saturday night without the kids around, especially in December? Use the time to shop for gifts, go out for dinner, attend a concert, or just relax at home. And know that every dollar we raise goes directly to the Creative Play Place, keeping it FREE¬†for everyone to enjoy!

Feel free to contact us with questions.

Ways to Support the Creative Play Place!

Do you love the Creative Play Place? There are so many ways to support us! (And guess what? Most of them don’t cost money!) Here are a few ways that you can help us out.

  1. Tell your friends about us,
  2. Like and share our posts on social media,
  3. Donate items from our wish list,
  4. Volunteer at our fundraisers,
  5. Help us write a grant, and
  6. Join our Board of Directors.

We are a free, independent non-profit organization that relies on YOU to keep going. Thank you for all your support!