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: Sensational Sand Play

    SandSunday, May 1 Mix simple household ingredients to make a batch of moldable play sand.

  • Little Makers: Flower Explorations

    flowerSunday, May 8 Use your senses to observe, tinker and learn about flowers and other natural materials.

  • Little Makers: Edible Play Dough

    EdiblePlayDoughSunday, May 22 Explore new ingredients and mix up a batch of your own edible play dough.

  • Little Makers: Bugging Out

    buggingOutSunday, May 29 Explore the fascinating world of insect habitats. Use recycled materials to design and create a home for our crawly friends!

  • Little Makers: Tie Dye Fab(ric)

    TieDyeSunday, May 15 Learn to tie dye and create colorful swirls and groovy patterns while transforming pieces of fabric.

  • 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.