Little New-Yorkers Projects for Kids: Laundry Day
Little New-Yorkers Projects for Kids: Laundry Day
November 5, 2013

Each week in Little New-Yorkers we explore the theme of New York with our littlest historians. In October we were inspired by Maurie J. Manning’s Laundry Day and created clothesline necklaces with cut cloth pieces. We explored how diverse New York City is through this beautiful book, set in the Lower East Side. It follows a…

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Step by Step: The Curious Garden (The High Line)
Step by Step: The Curious Garden (The High Line)
April 19, 2013

  We are celebrating nature in unexpected places this week at Little New-Yorkers in honor of Earth Day on April 22. Many people assume that urban areas like New York City aren’t places to find nature, other than in large parks like Central Park. Cities are places typically thought to suppress the natural world with…

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Step by Step: Milly and the Macy’s Parade
Step by Step: Milly and the Macy’s Parade
November 16, 2012

  Like many in New York City, I am getting very excited for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade next week. We are extremely lucky here at the New-York Historical Society because we get a front row seat for all the action. Every year, they blow up the balloons right in front of our museum on 77 th…

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