Family Programs

Family Program
Little New-Yorkers
Friday, January 6th, 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 February

Gregory’s Shadow by Don Treeman
Tuesday, January 30, and Friday, February 2

This week we are celebrating Groundhog Day! We will read Gregory’s Shadow by Don Treeman and make groundhog puppets. Will it be six more weeks of winter or an early spring? Join us to find out!

A Different Pond by Bao Phi, illustrated by Thi Bui
Tuesday, February 6, and Friday, February 16 

This week at Little New-Yorkers we are celebrating the Lunar New Year! We will discuss holiday traditions and read A Different Pond by Bao Phi, illustrated by Thi Bui. Children will create a craft to take home.

The Day It Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond
Friday, February 9, and Tuesday, February 13 

Little New-Yorkers is celebrating Valentine’s Day! Join us to read The Day It Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond. Children will make special valentines for their loved ones.

When Blue Met Egg by Lindsay Ward
Tuesday, February 20, and Friday, February 23

This week at Little New-Yorkers we are reading When Blue Met Egg, a story about a friendship through the seasons. Children will make a craft inspired by the book to take home.

We Came to America by Faith Ringgold
Tuesday, February 27, and Friday, March 2

This week we are exploring the many cultures and people that make up New York City. We will read We Came to America by Faith Ringgold, and children will make a Statue of Liberty crown to wear home.

Little New-Yorkers in March

My Name is Not Isabella by Jennifer Fosberry, illustrated by Mike Liwin
Tuesday, March 6, and Friday March 9 , 3:30 pm

This week Little-New Yorkers is celebrating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month! We’ll be reading My Name is Not Isabella by Jennifer Fosberry, illustrated by Mike Liwin, and children will create a craft to take home. Don’t forget to check out our exhibition Collecting the Women’s Marches and our Center for Women’s History, featuring the exhibit Hotbed.

Corduroy by Don Treeman
Tuesday, March 13, and Friday, March 16, 3:30 pm

This week Little-New Yorkers is discussing stuffed animals and comfort toys. We’ll be reading Corduroy by Don Treeman, and children will create a Corduroy bear craft of their own.

Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by Il Sung Na
Tuesday, March 20, and Friday March 23, 3:30 pm

Spring is almost here! This week we are discussing the changing seasons. We’ll be reading Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by Il Sung Na, and children will create a flower wreath to celebrate spring.

The Princess of 8th Street by Linas Alsenas
Tuesday, March 27, and Friday, March 30, 3:30 pm

This week we are talking all about making new friends! We’ll be reading The Princess of 8th Street by Linas Alsenas, and children will make paper crowns to wear home.

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

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

MANY FAMILY PROGRAMS ARE FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.

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Creative: Tronvig Group