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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    Explore the properties of mass, force and motion as you use cardboard, tubes and other household materials to create an exciting ball run.

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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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