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.

  • Little Makers: Stomp Rockets

    Stomp-RocketsBuild and launch a high-flying rocket that is out of this world.

  • Little Makers: Birds Nest

    Birds-NestExplore the science behind nest making and transform recycled materials into a nest of your own.

  • Little Makers: Citrus Science

    Citrus-ScienceQuench your thirst by inventing your own citrus flavored drink.

  • Little Makers: Make Some Noise

    Make-Some-NoiseDiscover the physics of sound as you make your own musical instruments with recycled materials.

  • Little Makers: Make Your Mark

    Make-Your-MarkPractice fun ways of making unique prints, scribbles and doodles.

  • Little Makers: Ice Cream Sunday

    Ice-Cream-SundayInvent your own flavor as you shake up a batch of healthy homemade ice cream.

  • Little Makers: Bath Time Crayons

    Bath-Time-CrayonMake your own colorful crayons to make bath time fun.

  • Little Makers: Circular Painting

    Circular-PaintingInvestigate circular shapes while learning about science, math and art.

  • Little Makers: Bouncy Balls

    Bouncy-BallBounce your way into learning as you explore chemistry in a fun new way. Mix and mold everyday household ingredients to create your own bouncy ball.

  • Picture Dots Storytelling

    PictureDotJoin us for science story time and use NYSCI’s Picture Dots app to add colorful dots, text, silly sounds and your own voice to make the story come to life.

  • Picture Dots Storytelling

    PictureDotJoin us for science story time and use NYSCI’s Picture Dots app to add colorful dots, text, silly sounds and your own voice to make the story come to life.

  • Picture Dots Storytelling

    PictureDotJoin us for science story time and use NYSCI’s Picture Dots app to add colorful dots, text, silly sounds and your own voice to make the story come to life.

  • Picture Dots Storytelling

    PictureDotJoin us for science story time and use NYSCI’s Picture Dots app to add colorful dots, text, silly sounds and your own voice to make the story come to life.

  • 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

    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.