Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Family Programs

Family Program
Little New-Yorkers
Friday, December 15th, 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 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. 

 

Little New-Yorkers in December

December 5 and 8

It Takes a Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton, illustrated by Marla Frazee 

This week at Little New-Yorkers we’re reading It Takes a Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton and discussing the people who help shape us and make us unique. Children will create a thank you card for a special role model in their lives.

December 12 and 15

Trains Don’t Sleep by Andria Rosenbaum, illustrated by Deirdre Gill

This week in conjunction with Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection, we are learning all about train engineers! We’re reading Trains Don’t Sleep by Andria Rosenbaum, illustrated by Deirdre Gill, and children make an engineer hat to wear home.

December 19 and 22

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Winter is here! This week at Little New-Yorkers we’re reading The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. Children will create snowy collages inspired by Keats’ illustrations.

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