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 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.
Little New-Yorkers in January
January 3 and 6
The Snowy Day by Jack Ezra Keats
Winter is here! This week we’re reading The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. Children will create snowy collages inspired by Keats’ illustrations.
January 10 and 13
We March by Shane W. Evans
We’re celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Join us this week to read We March by Shane W. Evans. We will discuss the importance of equality, and children will make a peace dove ornament to take home.
January 17 and 20
When Blue Met Egg by Lindsay Ward
This week we’re reading When Blue Met Egg, a story about a friendship for all seasons of the year. Children will make a craft inspired by the book to take home.
January 24 and 27
Chinatown by William Low
We’re celebrating the Lunar New Year! Join us this week to read Chinatown by William Low and make paper lanterns.