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ONLINE WINTER BREAK Midwinter Break Fun & Games with Historic Houses at Lewis Latimer House Museum

ONLINE WINTER BREAK Midwinter Break Fun & Games with Historic Houses

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  • Feb. 16, 2021 through Feb. 19, 2021, 1-2pm, Daily
  • Lewis Latimer House Museum
  • 34-41 137th Street, Flushing
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Pay what you wish

Learn how to create your own fun & games this Midwinter Recess with NYC Historic House Museums! Join the Wyckoff House Museum and sister sites Morris-Jumel Mansion, Old Stone House, Historic Richmond Town, and Lewis Latimer House Museum for a series of interactive virtual programs. 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! 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.

Session Schedule:

Tuesday: 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: String Games with Wyckoff House Museum - Make whirligigs and other games from buttons and string.

Thursday: Paper Creations with Lewis Latimer House Museum-  Learn to create toys out of paper.

Friday: 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.


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34-41 137th Street

Flushing, NY


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