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Midwinter Break Fun & Games Virtual Workshop Series

February 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how create your own fun & games this Midwinter Recess with NYC Historic House Museums!

Join the Wyckoff House Museum and our sister sites Morris-Jumel Mansion, Old Stone House, Historic Richmond Town, and Lewis Latimer House Museum for a series of interactive virtual programs February 16th-19th at 1PM.

During each session educators will guide participants to create their own fun, historical hands-on activities and games from household materials. Travel though NYC, and the past, without leaving your home!

Session Schedule:

  • Tuesday, February 16th at 1pm: Classic Board Games with Old Stone House & Historic Richmond TownLearn how to make and play games of strategy that were played in early America, including Nine Man’s Morris and Rota.
  • Wednesday, February 17th at 1pm: String Games with Wyckoff House Museum – Make whirligigs and other games from buttons and string.
  • Thursday, February 18th at 1pm: Paper Creations with Lewis Latimer House MuseumLearn to create toys out of paper.
  • Friday, February 19th at 1pm: 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.

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. Materials list will be sent upon registration.


February 18, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Age Range
Families, Children 4-10

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