Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will be closed Tuesday, January 27 and will reopen Wednesday, January 28. For details, please visit our calendar.

Little New-Yorkers

Family Program
Little New-Yorkers
Fri, February 3rd, 2012 | 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Every Tuesday and Friday. 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 January

January 6 and 9: Cornelia Van Varick

This week we’re meeting one of the characters from the Dimenna Children’s History Museum. Taking a closer look at little Cornelia, we’ll explore her daily life and go on a magical journey with her. Children will then make a paper woven Turkish carpet.

January 13 and 16: Indian Mythology
This week we’re travelling to far off lands for this story from India, to learn about Tansen the great music magician. Children will then make their own decorated Indian elephant.

January 20 and 23: Greek Mythology
This week we continue our far-flung adventures, this time to Europe. We’ll hear the story of the Greek god Helios and learn about his connection to the sun. Children will then make a paper sun chariot.

January 27 and 30: Chinese New Year Zodiac Story
This year is will be the year of the goat, we’ll find out how the animals came to be in this order with the Zodiac story. Children will then make their own fortune cookie.

Creative: Tronvig Group