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.

  • Little Makers: Floam

    Floam2Sunday, March 20 Is it a liquid or a solid? Mix and squish household ingredients with micro beads to make a special polymer called Floam.

  • Little Makers: Bubble Bonanza

    BubbleBSunday, March 6 Design and make your own bubble-blowing tools from everyday objects and recycled materials. Test your new bubble tool to blow bubbles of different sizes.

  • Little Makers: Fizzy Science

    mudSunday, February 28 Discover the chemistry reaction between acids and bases through a hands-on science exploration. Make a batch of dirt dough and watch how it turns into fizzy mud.

  • Little Makers: Cornstarch Packing Builders

    Packing Peanuts2Sunday, February 21 Practice your engineering skills as you squish, mush and build with cornstarch packing peanuts, cardboard and your imagination.

  • Little Makers: Paint Party

    paintSunday, February 14 Investigate everyday materials to create a colorful painting. Mix a batch of washable paint to continue your art at home.

  • Little Makers: Lunar New Year Lanterns

    LEDlanternsSunday, February 7 Celebrate the Year of the Monkey as you tinker with LEDs and tissue paper to make a glowing lantern.

  • Little Makers

    LM_mainftdLittle Makers invites families with young children to tinker, design and create together.

  • Recommended Reading

    teachers_resourcesA list of story time books compiled by the Science & Technology librarian.

  • Preschool Resources

    preschool_resources_ftdDownload these helpful guides to bring along so you can enjoy NYSCI Family activities even more: Shape Hunt   Look Out for Sound

  • Family Science Adventures

    fsa_ftdChildren and their grown-ups will explore the world around them through creative art projects and innovative science experiments.

  • Preschool Place

    preschoolplace_ftdA protected area where our youngest visitors can experience multi-sensory activities.