" The History of Toys" is a 50 minute show produced by the Museum for young audiences. Performances are held in theaters in Brooklyn, NY. The show is interactive and great for preK-4th grade audiences. It integrates the history of toys over time with American History and the Presidency of the U.S. in particular. The program presentation is supported by aligned curriculum, including pre- and post-show activities and information and service evaluations. Performances are year round. Tickets are $9 for students, $10 for adults and discounts for teachers.
Grade Range: preK-4
Curriculum: Performing Arts, English Language Arts in History/Social Studies
The Toy Museum educational workshops are great for all ages. Workshops are perfect for classrooms, schools, fairs, festivals, special events and birthday parties. From daycare to senior care, these workshop programs are creative and entertaining for everyone. Workshops teaching artists travel anywhere in New York City and vicinity.
Workshops are 45 minutes - 1 hour.
Grade Range: K-12
Curriculum: Art, Performing Arts, Storytelling, Language Arts, Social Studies, Conflict Resolution
Learn about toys from your location, wherever you live or work. The Toy Museum provides a variety of creative and educational webinars for all ages. From daycare to senior care, our customized programs have been designed to delight and deliver something for everyone. Webinars are 45 minutes - 1 hour.
Our traveling museum educational outreach programs bring The Toy Museum of NY right to you. With our performanes, workshops and webinars, we have something creative and entertaining for children of all ages, adults and seniors including online programs for everyone worldwide.
Our teaching artists, puppeteers and costume characters are available to come to your school, camp, birthday party, or fair. Now, with virtual live streaming, we can even be part of your classroom or event anywhere in the world. Perfect for all ages.
Help us help Children Dream Big by providing them with the freedom to discover their inner inventor. Toys are children's first connection to problem solving and exploration. Together we can provide engaging hands-on experiences to encourage the next generation to create great things. Support us today.
Starting in 1999, the not for profit Toy Museum of NY (TMNY) has entertained and educated over 100,000 students. Teachers and children have seen the live shows demonstrate how dolls and toys carry important human values through history. Imagination and play are a critical part of diverse cultural successes.
TMNY is an educational institute chartered by the The University of the State of NY Education Department, a registered charity, and a NYC Department of Education Vendor.
“We look forward to your visit and to continuing to develop new interactive live theater shows and workshops each and every year. Every day can feel like playtime".
Marlene Hochman, Founder and President of The Toy Museum of NY