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.
Discover the craft of felting while exploring the science behind natural fibers using various tools and materials.
Discover how animals use innovative ways to get food, make homes and protect themselves from other creatures.
Explore twigs, leaves, rocks and other natural materials and transform them into new and exciting tools.
Discover the physics of sound as you make your own musical instruments with recycled materials.
Explore the basics of circuitry with foil, coin batteries, and colorful LEDs.
Mix and mold fun household ingredients to create a scented soap to take home.
Explore real tools and materials while practicing sewing, weaving and playing with textiles. Learn the science behind hypercolor fabrics and make cool wearable art.
Explore light and color while experimenting with prisms, flashlights, and filters. Then, create your own sun catcher to take home.
Explore different parts of a rocket as you build and launch your own high-flying rocket that it out of this world.
Explore household ingredients to mix up a batch of your own play dough.
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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