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.