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