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.
Play, tinker and make sculptures with cornstarch packing peanuts, cardboard and your imagination.
Explore new ingredients and mix up a batch of your own edible play dough.
Discover the physics of sound as you make your own musical instruments with recycled materials.
Explore a variety of spices and invent your own flavor as you stir up a delicious cocoa mix to enjoy at home.
Mix everyday household ingredients to make polymers like silly putty and oobleck.
Design and create a tiny winter wonderland inside your own snow globe.
Design and create the most delicious minigingerbread house on the block.
Discover exciting ingredients and invent new flavors as you shake up a batch of delicious homemade butter.
Explore conductivity using everyday materials. Use copper tape, LEDs, paper and cardboard to make your own light-up creation.
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.
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