Little New-Yorkers

Family Program
Little New-Yorkers
Tue, March 3rd, 2015 |
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 November

November 11

Abuela by Arthur Dorros, illustrated by Elisa Kleven

New York City is full of diversity. This week we will explore the many places New Yorkers come from. We will read Abuela by Arthur Dorros, and children will make a Statue of Liberty crown.

November 15 & 18

Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet

This week we are celebrating Thanksgiving! We will read Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet, and children will make a turkey puppet

November 22

Down in the Subway by Miriam Cohen, illustrated by Melanie Hope Greenberg

This week we are exploring the New York City subway system. We will read Down in the Subway by Miriam Cohen, and children will create a subway car craft.

November 29 & December 2

The Caboose Who Got Loose by Bill Peet

This week we are celebrating our annual holiday train exhibition at the New-York Historical Society! We will read The Caboose Who Got Loose by Bill Peet, and children will create a train craft.

Little New-Yorkers in December

December 6 & 9

Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld

This week we are learning all about steam trains! We will read Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld, and children will create a steam engine collage to take home.

December 13 & 16 

Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo by Kevin Lewis, illustrated by Daniel Kirk

This week we are learning all about train engineers! We will read Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo by Kevin Lewis, and children will decorate an engineer hat to wear home. 

December 20 & 23

The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, illustrated by Loren Long

This week we are exploring Holiday Express, the New-York Historical Society’s train exhibition! Children and adults will play a matching game in the galleries, read The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, and create a train craft to take home.

Creative: Tronvig Group