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The Toy Inventors Club welcomes dreamers, creators, inventors, tinkers, and entrepreneurs at heart. By building quick thinking and leadership skills and flexing our creative muscles, we provide children with an opportunity to learn important life skills through the power of invention.
Join our global community of future inventors of all ages!
We provide workshops on antique games and toys, curriculum-based Toy Invention challenges, downloadable lesson plans and videos, tips and tricks on creating unique inventions, and more! Our content fosters critical thinking and a positive growth mindset as we provide a space to celebrate and share innovative ideas.
If you are looking for an educational program that explores the importance of invention and fostering creativity, you've come to the right place. We're the only club of its kind- and we are so excited to invent with you!
Created by The Toy Museum of NY, with over 25 years of experience and expertise working with children.
Our club was founded with the goal of building a global community where inventors of all ages can build their skills in creativity, innovation, play and entrepreneurship. Enjoy our exclusive content, virtual programming, inventor-led events, and more! All in-person programming is run by a fully vaccinated staff of professionals.
"Queen Marlene's Toy Museum and Friends: Traffic Safety Episode"
has been in film festivals worldwide.
This project has been accpted in 25 festivals.
Our Memory Care for Seniors Program. Perfect for independent and assisted living facilities. This virtual program enable seniors to reconnect with their childhood favorite toys.
This fun new club is available to schools, camps and libraries worldwide. Downloadable materials, educational content and a zoom visit from the Toy Inventors Clubhouse.
In class and virtual field trips
“We have been included in the most recent article on the best field trips by the international educational publisher Twinkl- you can read more here.”
Toy Museum programs available through CILC.
Sponsors of local initiatives helping the community.
The Toy Museum of NY is bringing award-winning educational content across platforms, as it expands beyond brick-and-mortar experiences.
Queen Marlene’s Toy Museum Connects with Audiences Across the Globe.
The Toy Museum of NY, established in 1999, is a creative and program based educational entertainment organization. We are the only Toy Museum in the world that provides live shows, school programs, virtual field trips as well as develops, creates and produces award-winning films that educate and entertain children and families all over the world.
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 and programs that have demonstrate how 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. The Museum is now a traveling museum where we bring the programming to you,
“We look forward 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