Family Programs

Family Program
Little New-Yorkers
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Every Tuesday and Friday. 3:30 - 4:15 pm. Free with Museum Admission. Ages 3-5.  

Each class includes time with historic toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project.

 

Little New Yorkers in October

October 3 & 6

Brontorina by James Howe, illustrated by Randy Cecil    

This week Little New Yorkers are exploring ballet and the importance of dance in New York City culture! We will read Brontorina by James Howe, illustrated by Randy Cecil and children will create a popsicle stick dancer puppet to take home.

October 10 & 13

I Live in Brooklyn by Mari Takabayashi   

This week at Little New Yorkers we are exploring the five boroughs of New York City. We will read I Live in Brooklyn by Mari Takabayashi and children will create an art project to take home.

October 17 & 20

The Museum by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

What is a museum? This week at Little New Yorkers we will explore all the kinds of things you can see and do in museums. We will read The Museum by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. Children will create a masterpiece to take home. 

October 24 & November 3

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña, illustrated by Christian Robinson

This week at Little New Yorkers we discussing ways to give back to our community. We will read Last Stop on Market Street and children will create a craft.

October 27 & 31

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Trick or treat! Little New Yorkers is celebrating Halloween. We will read a Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak and children will make their own spooky monster masks.

Little New Yorkers in November

November 7 & 10

Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion by Jane Barclay, illustrated by Renné Benoit

Little New Yorkers is celebrating Veteran’s Day. We will read Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion by Jane Barclay and discuss what it means to honor those who have served our country. Children will create a craft to bring home.

The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, illustrated by Loren Long

November 14 & 17

I think I can, I think I can! This week to celebrate Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection exhibition, we will read the classic story The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper. Children will create a train craft to take home.

Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson, illustrated by Jane Chapman

November 21

This week Little New Yorkers is celebrating Thanksgiving! We will discuss what it means to be thankful and read Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson. Children will make a turkey puppet to take home.

Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld

November 28, December 1

This week in conjunction with the Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection exhibition, we are learning all about train cars! We will read Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. Children will create a train craft to take home. 

Please contact familyprograms@nyhistory.org for more information and pricing.

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

MANY FAMILY PROGRAMS ARE FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.

Birthday Parties information: download as pdf 

Creative: Tronvig Group