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Get a ‘Taste’ of Working at Just Born with New Imagi Nation Activity at PEEPSFEST®

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Working at Just Born Quality Confections may just be the sweetest job in the Lehigh Valley and now kids will have the opportunity to get a ‘taste’ of that fun by role playing with Imagi Nation as they create a PEEPS® Chick Rainbow Pop at the 10th anniversary of PEEPSFEST® at SteelStacks Dec. 30-31.

Thanks to the Lehigh Valley’s premier role-play attraction, Imagi Nation, visitors at PEEPSFEST® can become PEEPS® Apprentices.  This entertaining, educational experience, which complete with uniforms and time cards, features PEEPS® assembly, inspection, packaging and shipping department. With a special emphasis on social development, Apprentices will also challenge their communication, decision-making and problem-solving skills. Imagi Nation will be on site at the ArtsQuest Center Dec. 30-31 for its free “Become a PEEPS® Apprentice.” Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Located in Allentown, Imagi Nation is an interactive, educational, entertainment experience where children ages 2-12 can role-play more than 40 different careers within a realistic, kid-sized community complete with its own bank, market and health & dental clinic.

Additional free workshops and activities at PEEPSFEST® include:

  • A collaborative art project with Wheels of Friendship presented by Mikayla’s Voice
  • PEEPS® Olympics including exciting games like cornhole and a spoon race
  • PEEPS® catapults with the National Museum of Industrial History
  • License plate rubbings with the America on Wheels Museum
  • Coloring station by State Theatre of Easton
  • Giant Jenga and a parachute game with Girl Scouts of Eastern PA
  • A hands-on PEEPS® Craft with an environmental twist by the Wildlands Conservancy
  • DIY New Year’s Eve party hats with Pinebrook Family Answers
  • Hair chalk coloring with Color Me Mine
  • Create-your-own “Happy Day” cards for Meals on Wheels seniors
  • Learn How to Make a PEEPS® Holiday Wreath with Just Born Quality Confections
  • PEEPS® in the Kitchen: Cooking Demos with ArtsQuest Chef Barry Sullivan at PBS39 Dec. 30, 12, 2 & 4 p.m.
  • PEEPS® Scavenger Hunt

PEEPSFEST® is presented by Just Born Quality Confections and the nonprofit ArtsQuest. Festival hours are Dec. 30-31, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Admission is free, although a few select activities, such as the Family Disco Lounge and PEEPSFEST® 5K, require an admission ticket or additional charge.

For more information and the complete PEEPSFEST® schedule, please visit www.steelstacks.org/peepsfest.