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
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.
Little New-Yorkers in April
Who Likes Rain? By Wong Herbert Yee
Tuesday, April 3, and Friday April 6, 3:30 pm
April showers bring May flowers! This week we're celebrating rainy spring weather by reading Who Likes Rain? by Wong Herbert Yee. Children will create an umbrella craft.
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
Tuesday, April 10, and Friday, April 13, 3:30 pm
This week at Little New-Yorkers we’re reading Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey. We’ll discuss city animals and the meaning of home, and children will make their own duckling and nest puppets.
The Earth and I by Frank Asch
Tuesday, April 17, and Friday April 20, 3:30 pm
Happy Earth Day! This week we’re reading The Earth and I by Frank Asch and discussing what we can do to take care of the earth. Children will make a recycled paper bag crown.
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstei
Tuesday, April 24, and Friday, April 27, 3:30 pm
Little New-Yorkers is celebrating Arbor Day! We’ll read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and children will make a tree puppet to take home.