Preschoolers

Preschoolers

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.

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    Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Discover the wonders of outer space as you build and launch your own high-

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    Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Become a junior paleontologist and uncover the secrets left behind by dino

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    Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Create nature-inspired art and make an outdoor bird feeder for our feather

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    Transform socks, buttons, fabric and everyday household materials into a spook-tacular monster to call your own.

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    Design a work of art on recycled plastic and shrink it down into an itty bitty, homemade shrinky dink. This workshop is recommended for children ages 18 months and older and will be held in the museum

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    Discover what sinks, floats or flinks (neither floats or sinks.) Experiment with a variety of materials and design your own boat to sail on the high seas- or in your bathtub!

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    Mix up your own batch of washable paint from everyday ingredients to make a work of art.

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    Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Explore the unique geometric shape of spheres and make your own bouncy bal

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    Smash and stir seasonal fruit into a yummy batch of homemade jam.

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    Design new ways of joining cardboard pieces to transform them into cool creations.

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    Little Makers invites families with young children to tinker, design and create together. Join us and explore new materials, tools and processes as you make a project to take home. Sometimes creativit

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    Science Story Time Book Collection A list of story time books compiled by the Science & Technology librarian at NYSCI that feature: science concepts illustrations that can be seen clearly by a gro

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

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    Share the wonder and excitement of scientific discovery in hands-on workshops for the whole family. Children and their grown-ups will explore the world around them through creative art projects and in

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    Preschool Place is the ideal space to explore, discover and build! Here our youngest visitors can experience multi-sensory activities in a safe, protected area. Preschool Place is specially designed t

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