Midwinter Break Fun & Games with Historic Houses

February 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – February 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Lewis latimer house museum
3441 137th St
Flushing, NY 11354
Lewis Latimer House Museum
Midwinter Break Fun & Games with Historic Houses @ Lewis latimer house museum | New York | United States

Learn how to create your own fun & games this Midwinter Recess with NYC Historic House Museums!

Join the Wyckoff House Museum and our sister sites Morris-Jumel Mansion, Old Stone House, Historic Richmond Town, and Lewis Latimer House Museum for a series of interactive virtual programs February 16th-19th at 1 PM.

During each session, educators will guide participants to create their own fun, historical hands-on activities, and games from household materials. Travel through NYC, and the past, without leaving your home!

Session Schedule:

Tuesday, February 16th at 1 pm: Classic Board Games with Old Stone House & Historic Richmond Town– Learn how to make and play games of strategy that were played in early America, including Nine Man’s Morris and Rota.

Wednesday, February 17th at 1 pm: String Games with Wyckoff House Museum – Make whirligigs and other games from buttons and string.

Thursday, February 18th at 1 pm: Paper Creations with Lewis Latimer House Museum– Learn to create toys out of paper.

Friday, February 19th at 1 pm: Write in Secret Codes with Morris Jumel Mansion Museum- Train to be a Revolutionary War spy by exploring different ways to send secret messages to fellow spies.

Unless otherwise specified, sessions are intended for students ages 8-12. Younger children may require adult assistance.

Sessions will be occurring over Zoom, and are free to attend with RSVP. The materials list will be sent upon registration.


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