So many creative ideas for at-home art projects at these sites and instagrams. More ideas on museum websites or take an online class.

BUSY TODDLER

Find a trove of educational, easy-to-set up creative and sensory activities from a K-1 teacher turned SAHM. So many great ideas, quick & easy to messy messy, babies to tweens plus links to useful art supplies. Follow their great instagram account for daily inspiration.

 

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The Art Garden

Explore a variety of projects featuring paint, collage/mixed media, printmaking, 3-Dimension, recycled art, children’s books, process art, nature activities, holidays and seasons, sensory, and play ideas from an elementary art teacher. Frequently posts fun ideas on her instagram @theartgardenblog.

 

Eat Your Monsters

Turn snacks into adorable creatures like frozen banana penguins and panda eggs with creative ideas from instagram account @eatyourmonsters.

 

Days With Grey

An educator and mom to 3 shares daily 'Breakfast Invitations,' easy-to-set-up sensory and art activities for preschools and toddlers.

 

New York City Children's Theater

Lovely local kids theater company provides entertaining and enriching activities for little ones inspired by past productions including art projects, theater games, storytimes, downloadable activity books and video sing-alongs.

 

#DisneyMagicMoment

Experience the magic of Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and National Geographic with stories, videos, and activities to inspire imagination and discovery. Includes drawing tutorials. storytimes, and recipes for Disney park favorites.

The Craft Studio

The owner of UES & Tribeca friendly all-ages art space The Craft Studio posts daily videos on instagram with fun and easy craft activities that work for babies to adults.

Virtual 3 class packs available for $72. Includes supplies delivered, shipped or picked up curbside and online step by step instructions. Fun way to support a local business.

 

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Learn Magic With The Amazing Max

Learn some tricks with a private online lesson with popular NYC magician Max Darwin held via Facetime or Zoom. All levels welcome. Max will work with objects you have right in your home, no special magic kits needed. $35, select a time online (selling out fast).

 

Freshmade NYC

Cook at home with the wonderful teachers of Freshmade. Learn new recipes with professionals teachers answering questions and helping navigate the fridge and pantry and cook with your kids. Choose from classes throughout the day for all ages on a variety of themes, from pancakes to pizza. $12.99/class. Private virtual sessions also available.

 

$10 Brit + Co Classes

Take as many art and design classes as you want for $10/month in subjects like photography and lettering. are not geared toward but many can be enjoyed as a family like cookie and cake decorating.

GIANT Home Experiences

Chelsea STEAM school GIANT offers 30 day programs combining hands-on play and project building with online live mentoring.

Get inspired, tinker, learn, and build towards two possible themes: GIANT Futuristic Fashion (Recommended for ages 5 to 12) or GIANT + Sago Planes (Recommended for ages 2 to 4)

Each box comes full of materials including 30 challenges and projects with custom-designed models and tools. Build during daily live “hangout dates” with ] GIANT mentors.

ONLINE CLASSES

Parker-Anderson Enrichment Online

Try free classes for PreK-5th grade. Join New York City artists, educators, and innovators on Zoom for a range of classes including Creative Movement, American Sign Language, Zumba and more. Sign…

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Freshmade NYC Online Classes

Cook at home with the wonderful teachers of Freshmade. Learn new recipes with professionals teachers answering questions and helping navigate the fridge and pantry. Choose from classes throughout the day…

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Draw Every Day With JJK

Author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka postd daily videos with drawing, writing, art games and read alouds. Star Wars fans can get step-by-step instructions on making characters from his Jedi Academy series.

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At Home Art Class with the Guggenheim

Join live virtual art-making classes for students in grades 2-8. Explore images of the museum’s architecture, artwork from the Guggenheim’s permanent collection and special exhibitions from home. Included guided dialogue…

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Taste Bud Kitchens At-Home Cooking Club

Join a local cooking school for live-stream kids cooking classes in a variety of topics and find tons of recipes (including allergy-friendly options) in their cooking video library. Sign up…

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Little New-Yorkers @ Home

Join New-York Historical Society Storytime via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday for story time and crafts. Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly stretches and exercises, a…

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Little Guggs At Home

This wonderful program for ages 2-4 years old comes online, utilizing materials you can find at home to explore works from the Guggenheim’s collection. Weekly Zoom sessions focus on a…

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Folding Fridays

In this new online series from the Museum of Math, origami expert Kathleen Sheridan teaches some unique origami models to learners ages seven and up. Explore the wonders of paper…

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