Children’s book author Joe McKendry recreates Times Square over the centuries in his lively and detailed illustrations. Kids will discover Times Square of the past and see how it has changed over time, and hear about Joe’s inspiration, research and process!
Recommended for children ages 4–7.
It’s almost Spring—what will we do to prepare? Take out our lighter, cooler clothes! But what do animals do to get ready for the warmer weather? Join us to find out!
Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons by Il Sung Na
When Blue met Egg by Lindsay Ward
Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.
Be transported to days and months surrounding Abraham Lincoln’s assassination with author Barry Denenberg as he reads from his book Lincoln Shot! What were the initial reports? Who was abetting John Wilkes Booth? Denenberg’s books use a reportage style to bring the events of April 14, 1865 to life, and make them unfold before young readers’ eyes. Barry Denenberg will be available to sign books after the program.
Fun activities all week long!
Thursday, December 27, 2012 – December 30, 2012, Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Celebrate Father’s Day with a special family workshop all about games – parents and kids learn about historical games and build their own video game prototypes. A New-York Historical Society educator will lead families with children between ages 7-12 through galleries and behind-the-scenes to view different toys and games in the collection.
Free with Museum admission
Can you imagine a world before cell phones? The phone booth at West End Avenue and 100th Street does. Learn how a phone booth can save the day.
Free with Museum admission.
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- Saturday Academy student, Fall 2012