Early Childhood

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Family Science Adventure: Kitchen Chemistry

Through experiments and cooking from scratch, participants discover the science behind ingredients and then cook with them.

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Little Makers: Hot Cocoa to Go

Baby, it’s cold outside! Warm up indoors as you explore a variety of spices and invent your own flavored hot cocoa mix.

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Little Makers: Winter Snow Globes

A sprinkle of creativity and a dash of imagination is all you need to design and create your own winter wonderland snow globe.

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Little Makers: DIY Gift Wrap

Give your gifts a personal touch by designing and making your own holiday wrapping paper and holiday cards.

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Little Makers: Gingerbread Celebration

Design and create a delicious mini gingerbread house.

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Little Makers: All Aboard

Explore the physics of how things move as they tinker with wheels and build a toy train out of recycled materials.

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Little Makers: D’ough

Explore new ingredients and spices to mix up a batch of dough.

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Little Makers: Gingerbread Celebration

Design and create a delicious mini gingerbread house.

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Little Makers: In Stitches

Explore new tools and materials while practicing patterns and sewing skills.

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Rockets: Workshop For Children With ASD

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-flying rocket. Free. Workshop full; waitlist available.

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Little Makers: Spook-tacular Monster Making

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

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Fall into Autumn: Workshop For Children With ASD

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 feathery friends. Free. Workshop is full; waitlist is available.

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Family Science Adventure: Kinder Chrome

Brighten up NYSCI with colorful paints, lights and circuits! Discover the exciting world of color and light and experiment, observe and create with a wide variety of materials from natural dyes to electronics.

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Little Makers: Ball Run Fun

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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SciPlay at Maker Faire 2014

On September 20 and 21, NYSCI hosted the 5th annual World Maker Faire New York, our biggest annual event. Described as the greatest show and tell show on earth, there were over 800 exhibits, presentations, and performances by Makers and over 85,000 visitors. This year…

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Little Makers: Sink Float Flink

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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Little Makers: Paint Party

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

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Dino Hunt: Workshop For Children With ASD

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 dinosaurs! Learn to identify various dinosaurs and make a fossil of your very own. Free. Workshop full; waitlist is available.

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Little Makers: Harvest Time Jam

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

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Little Makers: Cardboard Creations

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

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