May 26, 2013
This interactive afternoon is fun for children from 2 to 6 years old. Play percussion instruments, listen to kid-friendly jazz songs and learn a little bit about jazz!
Musical Directions and the legendary NYC DJ Herbert Holler bring you a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures & music lovers of all ages. Soulful House music is the cornerstone of this public dance-party, blended with classic R&B, Disco, Funk, Soul, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America’s most renowned sound architects.
Kids and adults work together to explore the park below 72nd Street. To score points, you’ll have to find Stuart Little, stick your tongue out at a rude animal, learn the motto of a hidden eagle, decipher a secret code by the pond seen in Home Alone 2, spot Cupid at the Carousel, unscramble a message in the sky, and find a witch turned to stone. For ages 7 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult, and vice versa.
Children explore the process of making a Torah during this interactive workshop.
Uncover the history of hundred-year-old scrolls, see and handle unfinished hides for parchment, mix ink, fashion goose-feather quills and watch the scribe as he practices his “scribal scribble” on a piece of parchment!
Ages 3 and up. Paint, draw, sculpt or craft a work of art inspired by exhibitions on view with different themes each week.
Fishing in New York City? You bet! Each summer, Hudson River Park offers Big City Fishing, a free program, to those as young as five who are eager to learn how to fish and learn more about the Hudson River environment.
“Pop-Up Audubon” is a new interactive activity through the Audubon Center that allows you to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning adventures. Using Prospect Park’s greatest resource–the Park itself–each month “Pop-Up Audubon” will be at different sites throughout Prospect Park and feature educational programming about a different park ecosystem.
Hear tales of New York and learn about your city’s history in these stories for young children. Themes are related to New York and American history, current holidays, and New-York Historical Society exhibitions.
Imagine a world where magical unicorns roam the woods and fierce dragons lurk in every cave! Learn about these and other fantastic animals in the Middle Ages and hear the stories medieval people told about them. Programs will include family gallery workshops and a self-guided art hunt.
Archaeology Zone: Discovering Treasures from Playgrounds to Palaces is inspired by the Museum’s renowned collection of extraordinary art and artifacts. Children will be invited to discover the world of archaeology through a fascinating in-depth study of art and artifacts from ancient times to the present day.