Little New-Yorkers

Family Program
Little New-Yorkers
Tue, January 3rd, 2017 |
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 July

July 7

Eloise at the Plaza adapted from Kay Thompson’s Eloise, drawings by Hilary Knight

In celebration of our exhibition Eloise at the Museum, Little New-Yorkers is all about Eloise for the month of July! This week we will read Eloise at the Plaza, an adaptation of Kay Thompson’s Eloise with drawings by Hilary Knight. Children will make a paper bow craft to wear home.

July 11 & 14

Eloise and Friends adapted from Kay Thompson’s Eloise, drawings by Hilary Knight

Do you have any pets at home? Eloise has two, a pet dog named Weenie and turtle by the name of Skipperdee! This week we will read Eloise and Friends, an adaptation of Kay Thompson’s Eloise with drawings by Hilary Knight. Children will make a pet turtle craft. 

July 18 & 21

Eloise in Paris by Kay Thompson, drawings by Hilary Knight

This week we will read Eloise in Paris by Kay Thompson, drawings by Hilary Knight. Children will make a paper suitcase craft to take home!

July 25 & 28

Eloise and Friends adapted from Kay Thompson’s Eloise, drawings by Hilary Knight

This week we will read Eloise and Friends, an adaptation of Kay Thompson’s Eloise with drawings by Hilary Knight. Children will make and decorate sunglasses just like Eloise’s to wear home!   

Little New-Yorkers in August

Feivel's Flying Horses by Heidi Smith Hyde, illustrated by Johanna Van Der Sterre

Are you going to the beach this summer? This week we’re exploring Coney Island. We will read Feivel’s Flying Horses, a fictional tale about the Coney Island carousel. Children will create an art project to take home.

August 8 and 11

Eloise and Friends adapted from Kay Thomposon’s Eloise, drawings by Hilary Knight

Eloise takes her best friends—Weenie the puppy and Skipperdee the turtle—everywhere she goes! This week we will read Eloise and Friends, an adaptation of Kay Thompson’s Eloise with drawings by Hilary Knight. Children will make Eloise themed finger puppets. 

August 15 and 18

Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall

Have you ever felt pressured to be something you’re not? This week we are discussing identity and being true to one’s self. We will read Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall and children will work with adults to make an art project that celebrates individuality.

August 22 and 25

When You Look Out the Window by Gayle E. Pitman  

What makes up a community? This week we will read When You Look Out the Window by Gayle E. Pitman and discuss all the wonderful things that make up communities. Children will create collages to take home.

August 29 and September 1

Pet Show! By Ezra Jack Keats

This week we are exploring family pets. We will read Pet Show! by beloved New York City author Ezra Jack Keats. Children will create a craft to take home.

Creative: Tronvig Group