Every Tuesday and Friday. 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 June
June 2 and 5
Spanish Storytelling (The Magic Mirror of Granada)
This week we’re welcoming Picasso’s “Le Tricorne” to the Museum by celebrating all things Spanish, starting with this Iberian version of the classic, Cinderella. Children will then make a magic mirror.
June 9 and 12
The Little Matador by Julian Hector
This week we’re visiting Europe by exploring Picasso’s “Le Tricorne.” We’ll meet a little bullfighter in this sweet story about always being true to yourself. Children will then make a pop-up bull-fighting ring.
June 16 and 19
Brontorina by Randy Cecil
Join us this week and meet Brontorina! She’s a ballerina, or at least she would be, if not for one very small problem. Children will then make a mini dinosaur ballet theatre.
June 23 and 26
Greek Storytelling (The Seasons)
Join us to learn about one of the four seasons, Thallo, currently on view alongside Picasso’s “Le Tricorne” We will meet the beautiful princess Persephone and find out how she is responsible for the four seasons. Children will then make a magical chariot.
June 30 and July 3
Olivia by Ian Falconer
This week we’re meeting a little energetic pig named Olivia. She’s very active and enjoys many activities. Children will then make an Olivia paper doll and her accessories.