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Purim for Kids

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February 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Suggested Ages: All


From 4- 5 pm, Join Purim for Kids, a Purim party in your own home with special appearances by BOLD Arts dance group, klezmer musicians and more. Featuring music, dancing and a Purim play, performed by kids for kids.

From 5-6 pm, join JCC families for a fantastic Purim celebration for kids of all ages. Get into the holiday spirit and meet fun Purim-themed characters and play original games, including World’s Best Grogger, Who Has the Hamentaschen?, and Speed Shpiel, along with other classic virtual games themed for the holiday. Enjoy a Masks-On Purim Shpiel, an interactive telling of the Megillah Esther for families, featuring singer/actress Daniella Rabbani, MusicTalks Ensemble, and special guests. With song and dance from America all the way to Persia, we will celebrate the Book of Esther, create Purim masks, and participate in an exciting Zoom costume parade.

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 Lessons are content-based and inquiry-driven, featuring images and historical documents from the museum’s collections using shared PowerPoint presentations.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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