Watch & Listen “Live”
Steffi Nossen School of Dance / Westchester Children’s Museum
Saturday, January 23, 11am
The Storybook Dance program combines literacy and the love of reading, dance, and creative expression. Go on an adventure into a storybook and dance your way through the pages while learning fun, creative dance. This week’s workshop will take a magical leap into the classic story Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. This workshop is good for the whole family, but recommended ages are 3-5. Click here to reserve your spot; space is limited and registration is required.
Music: Watch / Listen / Play Anytime
Carnegie Hall for Families
Musical exploration and learning begin at home with you! Carnegie Hall celebrates families and music making around the world through free digital resources. Visit their website to find activities and videos for children of all ages that encourage musical learning, discovery, and play. Explore by clicking here.
Decoda: Sticky Notes
Decoda Music has released a new series of online music lessons that allows the whole family to explore the building blocks of music from the comfort of your own home. Head over to the Decoda YouTube page to watch the first episode now.
Kronos Quartet Makes Sounds With Stuff…and You Can To
Kronos Quartet went on a sonic scavenger hunt with composer and educator Danny Clay. Now it’s your turn!
Bachtrack Top Ten: Music for Children
Head over to the Bachtrack website to enjoy 10 different educational musical tales and compositions with the whole family. Watch Now.
Lincoln Center is offering recorded performances of a variety of artists while families are stuck at home. Every few days, a new recorded performance becomes available on their website. Click here to see what is available this week.
Chrome Music Lab
Chrome Music Lab makes learning music easier and more accessible through hands-on experiments. Learn about rhythms, sounds waves, chords. So much fun, great for all ages. https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments
Theater: Watch / Listen / Play Anytime
Acrobuffo’s Air Play was presented here in February & we loved it! Watch promo videos, interviews, full performances and fan videos on the Acrobuffos website. https://www.acrobuffos.com/video
This website offers all kinds of shows for different ages. Anything from Aladdin to Shakespeare plays, you will get it all for free. Kids can take part in monologue contests or visit the lesson library to get all kinds of classes to do at home. Click here for more.
New Victory Arts Break
The New Victory Theater has created a family friendly activities list that is updated weekly. Each week they break down one aspect of performance with a variety of videos and lessons. Click here to view this week’s topic.
Trusty Sidekick Theater Company
The Trusty Sidekick Theater Company will be uploading recorded performances you can watch anywhere, anytime with the whole family. A new video is added to the list every Monday so tune in for new adventurous content every week.
Follow on Social Media
Head over to the Gravity and Other Myths Instagram page to see the crazy stunts GOM are doing while in isolation. https://www.instagram.com/gomcircus/
On this social media page you will find some amazing performances from dancers all around. If you have instagram and love dance this is the perfect page for you.
PBS’s Camp TV
Camp TV’s head counselor, played by Broadway actor Zachary Noah Piser, guides “campers” through hour long installments. With a theme like “Crazy Hats Day” or “Pets Day,” each offers movement, performance, whimsical math exercises (e.g., making a graph of your stuffed animals), a storybook reading, science projects and crafts. Expert contributors to day camp activities include the New York Public Library, the New Victory Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Bedtime Math, Wildlife Conservation Society, the Memphis Zoo, and more. Originally shown from July 13 to Aug. 7, “Camp TV” is still airing weekdays on some PBS stations. (Check local listings.) And you can stream all 20 episodes free on the show’s website.
Westchester Children’s Museum
WCM at Home is a page on the museum’s website with creative and fun projects for families to do at home! For more information at WMC at Home, click here.
New York State: NYS Arts Go Online (Virtual Events for All Ages)
Boston Children’s Museum: 100 Ways to Play at Home
PlayBill: 22 Theatre-Related online resources for Kids and Families to get you through Covid-19