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Activities for Kids During February School Break in NYC

Activities for Kids During February School Break in NYC

Find the top things to do this month with kids in the NYC area in our Calendar of Events

The kids are home for a week during February school break, so why not take them to some educational, kid-friendly events in Manhattan that are held during the mid-winter school recess.

February School Vacation Week
February School Vacation Week
AGES: All
WHERE: DiMenna Children’s History Museum at New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, Upper West Side
WHEN: Feb. 14-22, 1-3pm
WHAT: A special Presidents Day-themed scavenger hunt.
WANT TO GO? Free with museum admission: $19; $15 seniors; $12 students; $6 kids ages 5-13; free for kids ages 4 and younger. 212-873-3400. nyhistory.org.


Vacation Week Art Workshops
AGES: 4 and older
WHERE: The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
WHEN: Feb. 16, 17, and 19, 1-4pm
WHAT: Create a magical diorama.
WANT TO GO? Free with museum admission: $15; $12 seniors; $7.50 students; free for children. 212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org.


Little New Yorkers
AGES: 3-5
WHERE: DiMenna Children’s History Museum at New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, Upper West Side
WHEN: Tuesdays and Fridays in February, 3:30pm
WHAT: Enjoy stories and making paper chains and finger puppets themed to Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, and Lunar New Year.
WANT TO GO? Free with museum admission: $19; $15 for seniors; $12 for students; $6 for kids ages 5-13; free for kids ages 4 and younger. 212-873-3400. nyhistory.org.

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School Break Programs and Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs
AGES: 3-11
WHERE: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
WHEN: Feb. 16-20; see website for times
WHAT: Travel the world with the Met in just 1 hour.
WANT TO GO? Free with museum admission: $25; $17 seniors; $12 students; free for children younger than 12. 212-570-3961. metmuseum.org.


Presidents Vacation Week Family Workshops
AGES: 5-10
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx
WHEN: Feb. 17-20, 1:30-3pm
WHAT: Afternoons of art-making and exploring the skies using an array of media. Feb. 17: Stargaze; Feb. 18: Winter Cloud Mosaics; Feb. 19: Earth Meets Sky.
WANT TO GO? $23 per workshop, includes one child and one adult; $10 for each additional person. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.