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Cards For Seniors

greeting cards

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

Make cheerful cards for isolated seniors. Use big print (not cursive) so the card is easy to read. Provide stickers and stencils to help the younger kids. Adults can make cards too. A great use for all the artwork kids bring home.

Join the NYC-based Caring By Card Nursing Home Project, donate through DOROT and Meals on Wheels NYC or check with local nursing homes.

See our guide to arts & crafts resources for  inspiration.

The Amazing Max Magic Lessons

NYC magician Max Darwin (aka The Amazing Max) teaches magic tricks using objects available at home.  All you need is a pencil, quarter, nickel, dollar bill, and deck of cards. Magic experience not required.

Recommended for ages 6+. Private, semi-private and group lessons available.

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History @ Home

Learn about history in real-time with New-York Historical Society educators on Zoom. Lessons are content-based and inquiry-driven, featuring images and historical documents from the museum’s collections using shared PowerPoint presentations.

Grade levels vary by day with grades K-12. Themes include The People of New York, Exploring Black History and History of American Protest. Great lesson…

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Transit Tots

Join New York Transit Museum educators for transit-themed songs, stories and activities for the youngest transportation fans. Videos of past sessions available.

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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 story book reading, and a craft to do at home. Designed for ages ages 3-6.

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