Dyckman at Home


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VIRTUAL TOURS

Courtesy of the New York Landmarks Conservancy:

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VIDEOS:

Featured Video of the Week for May 25th!

Food for Thought! Alexis hosts a virtual cooking class in the “Nourishing Japan Kitchen”.

Alexis Agliano Sanborn is a cook, podcast host, film maker, writer, researcher, and illustrator living in Washington Heights, Manhattan. She has studied Japan for over two decades, and is passionate about culinary exchange and food education. Learn more about her at alexisaglianosanborn.com
Follow on Instagram: @nourishingjapan @nourishingjapankitchen

Take a quick break with Don Rice and learn some interesting Inwood history through the examination of this 1906 panoramic photo of the Dyckman Valley by Edward Wenzel.

Learn more about DyckmanDISCOVERED!

Join Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer in a virtual discussion on resources and best practices on remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A history of the Dyckman Farmhouse in northern Manhattan, NYC. Told through a selection of drawings, paintings and prints created by artists of the landmark. Courtesy of Inwood Art Works:

Enjoy How-To videos on Vimeo by the Children’s Museum of the Arts!

How-To: Framed Fabric Collages from Children’s Museum of the Arts on Vimeo.

How-To: Family Trading Cards from Children’s Museum of the Arts on Vimeo.

How-To: Fold Out Neighborhood Guide from Children’s Museum of the Arts on Vimeo.

How-To: Eco-Friendly Puppets from Children’s Museum of the Arts on Vimeo.

Here’s Viri from the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers reading a story from Shaun Tan’s book, “Tales From Outer Suburbia.” (English and Spanish videos below!)

Faith Ringgold Reads Her 1991 Children’s Book Tar Beach

See the STORY TIME at HOME section below for more!


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RECIPES:

Aquafaba Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Plant-Based Seedling Cupcakes

AT-HOME CRAFTS:

Cardboard Roll Art Tutorial

OTHER RESOURCES:

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian: Innovation of Water in The Inka Empire

EXPERIMENTS:

Check out our Germination Experiment!


HISTORY:

History of Cacao


ACTIVITY PAGES:

Download our DFM coloring pages.

Sampler Coloring Page

Luna Activity Book


STORYTIME at HOME:

Since we love hosting Bilingual Storytime at the Farmhouse, here are some great resources for Storytime!

Storyline Online

KidLitTV

Authors, illustrators, celebs, and childhood educators on Twitter: Romper #OperationStorytime

Celebs supporting Save The Children and No Kid Hungry with #SaveWithStories on Instagram

For more online literacy resources, check out Growing Book by Book


EDUCATION at HOME

Future Exhibit Designers: 5 Fun At-Home Make-a-Museum Activities for Kids by Luci Creative including:

  • Create an Art Museum
  • Build an Artifact Display Case
  • Curate a Collection
  • Make a Natural History Exhibit
  • Turn Your Home Into a Science Museum
  • Story Pirates University

    Story Pirates is an arts education media company for kids based out of NYC (started out of Harlem in 2004) but is also an national company. They put on sketch comedy acts based off of stories written by kids.
    Story Pirates University brings the fun to your home: “Our video library features standards-aligned writing curriculum and livestream classes, all hosted by our expert teachers. Story Pirates will lead students through a collaborative writing exercise, which students can then use as a model for their own writing along with tools we provide.”


    PHYSICAL EXERCISE and WELL BEING:

    Outdoors are a great place to exercise, play and connect with nature. Here are some ways to help you feel healthy when you are inside.

    Alo Yoga has great resources for movement, mindfulness, emotional well being and activities for children of all ages.


    PARKS@HOME:

    You can enjoy NYC parks from home! While you’re socially distancing and/or staying home, join us in the parks — online. Join us for live park tours, meditation, fitness, art classes, fun activities for kids, and more!