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Met Opera Free Student Streams: Hansel and Gretel

Alice Coote as Hansel and Christine Schäfer as Gretel in Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel.”  Photo:  Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

May 21 @ 9:00 am - May 23 @ 7:00 pm


New York


Suggested Ages: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14+, Adult Friendly

Each week, watch one opera specially selected for young audience members, along with opportunities to learn more about the production and hear from some of the amazing artists who helped make it happen. Download illustrated synopsis, educator guides and more.

This week featurest he Met’s English-language staging of Humperdinck’s sweeping interpretation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale Hansel and Gretel, complete with giant cartoon chefs, singing trees, and a wicked witch’s kitchen you’ll never forget.

Digital Sing along with Dan The Music Man

Join NYC based children’s performer and guitarist Dan the Music Man for an online sing-along.

MoMath Online: Student Sessions

Explore cool areas of mathematics not covered in school and stoke the flames for a lifelong appreciation of mathematics. Daily sessions are available for grades pre-K through 12 on topics such as Shape Shifters and Crazy Dice. Some sessions are free for families in need, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Rolie Polie Guacamole Sing Along

The musicians from local kindie rockers Rolie Polie Guacamole host Facebook live sing alongs Monday through Thursday.  $10 suggested donation.

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 for all ages on a variety of themes, from pancakes to pizza. All class payments go directly to the teachers.…

Oliver Jeffers Storytime

Author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers reads his quirky, touching books and talks about some of the things that went into making it. Daily on Instagram live; the recordings will be up in his instagram stories for 24 hours after.

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.

Dan Gutman Reads ‘My Weird School’

Dan Gutman, author of the popular My Weird School series (and Upper West Side resident) reads from his hilarious books daily at 2 pm on Facebook live.

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 around a selection of artworks and art making prompts centered around a specific theme. 45 minute Zoom sessions at 3…