Say goodbye to February this weekend with these kid friendly events in NYC. This weekend you can virtually celebrate the Brooklyn Museum at their annual family party, learn how to make tortillas and salsa from your own kitchen, and you can have breakfast with some wild animals without leaving your home. All this and more to choose from, so scroll down for more fun weekend ideas for kids!

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Fun Animal Friday: Python & Gecko

Meet a leopard gecko and Burmese python with Pacific Animal Productions! Get your questions ready, they’ll answer them LIVE during the event! Event Details.

Little New-Yorkers at Home

Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly dances and songs, a story book reading, and a craft to do at home. Event Details.

Become Your Own Architect

Andrea Beaty’s popular book, Iggy Peck, Architect, proves that anyone can become an architect- even at a young age. After listening to a reading of Beaty’s book, kids will design their own towers, bridges, or churches, just like Iggy Peck! Event Details.

Art Explorers

These sessions combine art discussion, games, and art activities, as well as opportunities to connect with peers. A fun and interactive way to build creative skills, students will walk away feeling more empowered to understand our visual world. Event Details.

Virtual Animal Breakfast

Rise and dine (virtually) with kangaroos, sloths, foxes and more! Stay comfy in your pj’s as you ZOOm with some WILD friends during their morning routine. Event Details.

Family Art Project

Build your own wacky trellises, mold your own troughs and knot your own macramé plant hangers to create a support structure for your wise and growing plants. Event Details.

Make Your Own Snow Globe

Join the National Nordic Museum in Seattle to learn how to make your own Snow Globe. You bring the materials; they walk you through this project kids of any age will enjoy. Event Details.

Dynamite Community Kitchen Cooking Class

The Dynamite Shop in Brooklyn is partnering with chefs and charities for a series of free monthly online cooking classes aimed at bringing people together to cook dishes from a variety of voices. They will donate $1 to the charity of the chef’s choice for every family that joins the class. For the February edition of the Dynamite Community Kitchen, Chef Alan Delgado will teach us his method for Fresh Flour Tortillas and Salsa. Event Details.

Virtual Family Party

Though it’s virtual, this year’s Family Party for the Brooklyn Museum will still be the most fun family event of the year! Grab the kids, some art materials, and your dancing shoes, and get ready to amplify your weekend at home with an hour of art-making, movement, and creativity. Event Details.

Virtual Chinese New Year Festival

Featuring performers, artmaking, and food recipes! Event Details.

 

There are tons more events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!

 

–  Jesseca Stenson

 

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