EduHam at Home
Suggested Ages: 11 to 14+, Adult Friendly
Explore the world of the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton and America’s founding era. Access free materials to create songs or scenes inspired by history. Follow in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s footsteps, learning how he incorporated primary sources into the songs he wrote for the show. Includes video clips of the show; interviews with Miranda, Alexander Hamilton biographer Ron Chernow, and cast members; and primary source documents from the era, including love letters from Alexander Hamilton to Elizabeth Schuyler and essays from The Federalist.
Recommended for students in grades six-twelve but the videos are fun for all.
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.More info
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 Lessons are content-based and inquiry-driven, featuring images and historical documents from the museum’s collections using shared PowerPoint presentations.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…More info
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.More info