Little New-Yorkers

Family Program
Little New-Yorkers
Tue, January 3rd, 2017 |
3:30 pm to 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 March

March 7 and 10

Emma’s Journey by Claire Frossard

Have you ever been on a vacation? Where did you go? This week we are reading Emma’s Journey about Emma the bird from Central Park who decides to take a trip to Paris. Children will make a suitcase craft to take home.

March 14 and 17

How to Catch a Leprechaun by Adam Wallace, illustrated by Andy Elkerton

Little New-Yorkers is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! This week we are learning about holiday folklore and reading How to Catch a Leprechaun. Children will make a St. Patrick’s Day craft to take home.

Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by Il Sung Na

March 21 and 24

Spring is almost here! This week we are discussing the changing seasons. We will read Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit, and children will create a spring wreath to celebrate the new season.

The Princess of 8th Street by Linas Alsenas

March 28 and 31

This week we are talking all about making new friends! We will read The Princess of 8th Street, and children will make paper crowns to wear home.

Little New-Yorkers in April

April 4 and 7

Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats

This week, we’re discussing the importance of family and siblings. We will read famed New York City author Ezra Jack Keats’ book, Peter’s Chair. Children will create a collage to take home.

April 11 and 14

The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegarde H. Swift and Lynd Ward

Join us this week at Little New-Yorkers to read the classic story, The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegarde H. Swift and Lynd Ward. Children will make a lighthouse collage to take home.

April 18 and 21

The Earth Book by Todd Parr

We are celebrating Earth Day! We will read The Earth Book by Todd Parr and discuss what we can do to take care of the planet. Children will make a recycled paper bag crown.

April 25 and 28

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Little New-Yorkers is celebrating Arbor Day! This week we will read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein and make an Arbor Day-themed craft.

Creative: Tronvig Group