102 A West Main St, Mechanicsburg, Pa 17055

*entrance along side of building on Fredrick St*

Fostering a lifelong love of curiosity through play

Phone: (717) 962-1010

About Planted in Play

What to Expect

Planted in Play is an indoor, interactive museum ideal for children ages 2-10 years old. Daily admission allows you to stay as long or as little as you'd like. Feel free to bring along lunch or purchase snacks at our snack bar. Children can play at their own pace, in areas of their interest. There are five main areas of learning and play (to learn more about each area, please see the additional page.) A child's work can sometimes be messy; play clothes are encouraged. Parents are able to interact with their children or allow their children the freedom to play independently. 

The Creators of Planted in Play

Planted in Play was created by two mothers who were looking for a fun place to take their own children.    

Joni Fulkerson, LCSW has a background in social work and owns a private counseling practice. Helping others is Joni’s greatest mission and Planted in Play is another way that Joni is fulfilling that mission. By providing a positive place where children can express themselves, and families can learn ways to encourage learning through play, Joni hopes to give our youngest individuals the best possible foundation for success.

Tiffany Gathers, A.A. ECE, has worked with children and families for over 15 years. She has a background in early childhood education and has extensively studied the ways children learn and interact with their environment. Planted in Play is giving Tiffany the ability to combine her passion for children and families with her love of teaching. 

Birthday Parties

Want a hassle free, but unforgettable birthday party for your child? Host your child's next birthday party at Planted in Play! We offer several different packages to meet your party needs. All packages include the private use of Planted in Play, food, favors, and clean up. Please contact us for more information. 


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Planted In Play

**entrance on Frederick St**
102 A West Main St.
Mechanicsburg, Pa
(717) 962-1010

Hours and Daily Admission Prices


Infants up to 1 year: free with sibling admission

Children 1 year-13 years: $10.00

Children and adults 13+: free with child admission

Monday - Saturday 


*last admission accepted at 1pm*

Birthday parties held either

Friday 5-7pm or 

Saturday 4-6pm