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Bouncing Around: 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. Explore the unique geometric shape of spheres and make your own bouncy ball to take home. Free. Workshop full; waitlist is available.

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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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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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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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Little Makers

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 creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing…

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Recommended Reading

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 group a narrative that encourages participation enjoyable to read Most of the books…

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Preschool Resources

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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Family Science Adventures

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 innovative science experiments. To register or for more information, call 718-699-0005 ext. 341 or email dmeza@nysci.org. Scholarships…

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Preschool Place

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 to meet the developmental needs of children ages birth to 6 years old. In order to…

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