Top Educational Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in November

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in November

Kids will learn while having fun at one of these top educational activities for kids happening in and near Brooklyn in November. Head to the the Brooklyn Children's Museum, Jewish children's Museum, Children's Museum of Manhattan, and other nearby spots for fun this month.

Friday Drop-Off
WHEN: Mar. 16 - Dec. 27, Fridays, 6:30-9:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Game Lab, 310 7th Ave., Park Slope, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Drop in for Dungeons and Dragons and go on a multi-month campaign each week.
WANT TO GO? $48. 718-788-1122. Brooklyngamelab.com.

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition
WHEN: Sep. 1 - Jan. 21, Daily at 3pm
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St, Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of NASA’s celebrated Apollo 11 mission, Apollo 11: First Steps Edition is a thrilling 2D cinematic experience showcasing the real-life moments of the first lunar landing.
WANT TO GO? $6 Adults; $5 children plus museum admission: $16 Adults; $13 children, students & senior citizens . https://nysci.org.

Imaging Women In The Space Age
WHEN: Sep. 1 - Nov. 3, Various Times
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St, Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This exhibition includes vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. Barbie and LEGO astronaut dolls), as well as new developments in space-inspired fashion.
WANT TO GO? FREE with museum admission: $16 Adults; $13 Children ages 2-17, Students, and senior citizens. https://nysci.org.

An Opening
WHEN: Sep. 7 - Jun. 30, Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-6pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: An Opening, an installation of audio and visual artworks by Brooklyn-based artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed, engages with a multiplicity of Muslim experiences in Brooklyn.
WANT TO GO? Suggested Admission: $10; $6 Seniors and teachers; FREE for children and visitors with disabilities. 718-222-4111. brooklynhistory.org.

Opening Week: Survival of the Slowest Exhibit
WHEN: Nov. 1 - 3, Various Times
WHERE: Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Meet animals that have thrived in unconventional ways, including Roger the two-toed sloth, a blood python, a roughneck monitor lizard, and more. Each day Survival of the Slowest will offer up-close experiences with the species that survive and thrive in a world where large, strong, and fast animals are often at the top of the food chain.
WANT TO GO? FREE with admission: $11. 718-735-4400. brooklynkids.org.

Girls Who Code Club FREE
WHEN: Nov. 1 - 29, 4pm
WHERE: Northeast Brooklyn Housing Development Corporation, 753 Lafayette Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant , NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Girls Who Code is a community of girls in 3rd to 5th grade who actively design, code, read, and explore together, and it features activities, characters, and vocabulary drawn from the best-selling "Girls Who Code" books.
WANT TO GO? https://girlswhocode.com/locations/.

City of Science FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 3, 10am-4pm
WHERE: York College, Health/Physical Education Complex: 160-02 Liberty Avenue, Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Interact with robots, conduct experiments, defy gravity, and more! 
WANT TO GO? 212-348-1400. https://worldsciencefestival.com/education/city-of-science/.

Poco a Poco: Spanish Language Playgroup
WHEN: Nov. 6 - 27, Wednesdays: 4pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Conducted in English and Spanish, this program offers children ages 2-8 a fun way to learn about Latin American culture through music, crafts, storytelling, and more! 
WANT TO GO? $8 ages 1 and up. https://sichildrensmuseum.org.

Radio Waves
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 9, 12-1pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Con Edison Second Saturday Science! Learn about U.S. maritime history and electronic communications with the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication.
WANT TO GO? $8 ages 1 and up. https://sichildrensmuseum.org.

History Lecture: 1619 - 400 Years
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2-4pm
WHERE: Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY
AGES: Adult, All
WHAT: A discussion centered on the historic arrival of Africans to the first permanent English colony that began a complex story of resilience.
WANT TO GO? Registration Recommended . 718-907-3488. statenislandmuseum.org.

The 2020 U.S. Census
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 10, 1-3pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Meet representatives from the 2020 Census Bureau to learn more and then join in some fun counting games and matching activities.
WANT TO GO? $8 ages 1 and up. https://sichildrensmuseum.org.

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WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 23, 11am-1pm
WHERE: Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: The properties of oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon dioxide will be demonstrated and compared during this session. Participants will learn how to isolate these gases and test their characteristics. The practical uses of these gases will be the subject of experiments as well.
WANT TO GO? $8 Adults; $5 Students and Seniors; $2 children ages 2-12. 718-907-3488. statenislandmuseum.org.

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