Family Programs

Family Program
Little New-Yorkers
Tuesday, June 20th, 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 September

September 5 and 9

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! By Mo Willems

This week at Little New-Yorkers we are celebrating back-to-school season! We will read Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems, and children will create a school bus craft.

September 12 and 15

A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats

Join us this week at Little New-Yorkers to explore mail and the sending of letters. We will read A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats. Children will make postcards to send to someone special in their lives.

September 19 and 22

Leaf Jumpers by Carole Gerber

The seasons are changing! This week at Little New-Yorkers we’re celebrating the beginning of autumn. We will read Leaf Jumpers by Carole Gerber, and children will create a leaf rubbing art project.

September 26 and 29

Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe

This week at Little New-Yorkers we are learning about famous New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. We will read Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe, and children will create an art project inspired by Basquiat’s work.

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.

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