Make music or play with trains in Preschool Place, enjoy a classic children’s video, join a story time in our Science & Technology Library, or sign up for a family workshop. Kids and grown-ups can learn together in these fun programs and spaces.
Build and launch a high-flying rocket that is out of this world.
Explore the science behind nest making and transform recycled materials into a nest of your own.
Quench your thirst by inventing your own citrus flavored drink.
Discover the physics of sound as you make your own musical instruments with recycled materials.
Practice fun ways of making unique prints, scribbles and doodles.
Invent your own flavor as you shake up a batch of healthy homemade ice cream.
Make your own colorful crayons to make bath time fun.
Investigate circular shapes while learning about science, math and art.
Bounce your way into learning as you explore chemistry in a fun new way. Mix and mold everyday household ingredients to create your own bouncy ball.
Join us for science story
time and use NYSCI’s Picture Dots app to add colorful dots,
text, silly sounds and your own voice to make the story
come to life.
Sunday, May 29
Explore the fascinating world of insect habitats. Use recycled materials to design and create a home for our crawly friends!
Little Makers invites families with young children to tinker, design and create together.
A list of story time books compiled by the Science & Technology librarian.
Download these helpful guides to bring along so you can enjoy NYSCI Family activities even more: Shape Hunt Look Out for Sound
Children and their grown-ups will explore the world around them through creative art projects and innovative science experiments.
A protected area where our youngest visitors can experience multi-sensory activities.