Staten Island Children's Museum

Staten Island Children's Museum We are a learning and activity destination with 10 indoor and 2 outdoor interactive exhibits, a dedicated art workshop and performance space.
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Visitors explore different climates, examine bugs and other arthropods, learn about construction, and more!

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Ready for a worldwide adventure right here in the Museum? Explore a rainforest canopy and cave, take a raft across a riv...
05/11/2021

Ready for a worldwide adventure right here in the Museum? Explore a rainforest canopy and cave, take a raft across a river, drive a dogsled in the tundra, walk on snow shoes, or dive to the ocean floor. You can also host a show at the WEXP radio station exhibit which highlights the historical importance of radio communication in exploring all at our Great Explorations Exhibit 🗺️🌏 #sichildrensmuseum #greatexplorations #museumexhibits #kidsmuseum #visitstatenisland

Ready for a worldwide adventure right here in the Museum? Explore a rainforest canopy and cave, take a raft across a river, drive a dogsled in the tundra, walk on snow shoes, or dive to the ocean floor. You can also host a show at the WEXP radio station exhibit which highlights the historical importance of radio communication in exploring all at our Great Explorations Exhibit 🗺️🌏 #sichildrensmuseum #greatexplorations #museumexhibits #kidsmuseum #visitstatenisland

Librarians and teachers in particular play a huge role in sharing the great complexity of Asian Pacific American stories...
05/10/2021
15 Titles for Young Readers Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage

Librarians and teachers in particular play a huge role in sharing the great complexity of Asian Pacific American stories with young readers. School Library Journal offers a selection of books celebrating #AAPIHeritage that showcase the beautiful diversity, humanity, resilience, and joy of Asian Pacific America. https://buff.ly/3begksh #aapi #aapiheritagemonth #diversity #antiracist #raisingantiracistkids #SchoolLibraryJournal

These narratives of home and family push back against stereotypes.

Wishing a happy and healthy Mother’s Day to all! Today we celebrate all SICM families and send warm wishes to the mother...
05/09/2021

Wishing a happy and healthy Mother’s Day to all! Today we celebrate all SICM families and send warm wishes to the mother figures in your lives, we thank you for your strength and for being awesome role models💐 #mothersday #happymothersday #sichildrensmuseum

Celebrate the 'superwoman' in your life with 'a song for mama'- this Mother's Day, tell your mother she's your 'hero' wi...
05/09/2021
Mother's Day Playlist

Celebrate the 'superwoman' in your life with 'a song for mama'- this Mother's Day, tell your mother she's your 'hero' with our #SICMSounds Spotify Playlist! https://buff.ly/3h2P43U 💗 #sicmsundaysounds #spotifyplaylist #athomewithsicm #sichildrensmuseum #happymothersday #mothersdayplaylist

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Today we want to highlight A Sweet Occasion, an event supporter of SICM, for #LocalBusinessSaturday 🎈 With Mother's Day ...
05/08/2021
A Sweet Occasion Staten Island, NY 10301

Today we want to highlight A Sweet Occasion, an event supporter of SICM, for #LocalBusinessSaturday 🎈 With Mother's Day approaching tomorrow, K&C A Sweet Occasion Inc. is a one-stop shop for all of your event planning, candy making and gift needs! Check out their website here and remember them for your next occasion! #shopstatenisland #asweetoccasion #sisweets #sichildrensmuseum

Staten Island's one stop shopping for Event Planning,Invitations,Chocolate Favors, Balloon Centerpieces & Arches Candy/cookie platters,Gift Baskets

What better way to celebrate #AAPIHeritage month than with awesome Asian and Pacific Islander inspired recipes? This wee...
05/07/2021

What better way to celebrate #AAPIHeritage month than with awesome Asian and Pacific Islander inspired recipes? This weeks ShopRite Kidz Cook recipe is Serabi! This “pancake” is a light meal or snack market native to Indonesia, try it out and enjoy!🥞 #kidzcook #shoprite #athomewithsicm #serabi #aapirecipes

What better way to celebrate #AAPIHeritage month than with awesome Asian and Pacific Islander inspired recipes? This weeks ShopRite Kidz Cook recipe is Serabi! This “pancake” is a light meal or snack market native to Indonesia, try it out and enjoy!🥞 #kidzcook #shoprite #athomewithsicm #serabi #aapirecipes

This month, we are celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders in science, technology, engineering, and m...
05/06/2021

This month, we are celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This week, meet Mr. Tornado, also known as Dr. Ted Fujita! Among his detailed observations as a meteorologist, he found that not all tornadoes are the same and, after studying them for years, he created a six-point scale to measure their intensity, known as the Fujita Scale!

To celebrate this breakthrough in weather, make your own tornado experiment at home! All you need is a jar, water, and dish soap. Follow these simple steps to be blown away: fill a jar with water, add dish soap, turn upside down and spin!🌪️#athomewithsicm #aapileaders #aapiheritagemonth #fujitascale #tedfujita #tornadoexperiment

This month, we are celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This week, meet Mr. Tornado, also known as Dr. Ted Fujita! Among his detailed observations as a meteorologist, he found that not all tornadoes are the same and, after studying them for years, he created a six-point scale to measure their intensity, known as the Fujita Scale!

To celebrate this breakthrough in weather, make your own tornado experiment at home! All you need is a jar, water, and dish soap. Follow these simple steps to be blown away: fill a jar with water, add dish soap, turn upside down and spin!🌪️#athomewithsicm #aapileaders #aapiheritagemonth #fujitascale #tedfujita #tornadoexperiment

For the month of May,  SICM  Teens Teach “peared”up with students from Michael J. Petrides High School to learn fruits a...
05/05/2021

For the month of May, SICM Teens Teach “peared”up with students from Michael J. Petrides High School to learn fruits and colors in Italian! Check out this weeks video with Rianna https://youtu.be/tJNhoS66Tyk #athomewithsicm #petrides #sichildrensmuseum 🍏🍌🍐

For the month of May, SICM Teens Teach “peared”up with students from Michael J. Petrides High School to learn fruits and colors in Italian! Check out this weeks video with Rianna https://youtu.be/tJNhoS66Tyk #athomewithsicm #petrides #sichildrensmuseum 🍏🍌🍐

Can you spot our decorator crab? Decorator crabs come from the Indian and pacific oceans and "decorate" themselves with ...
05/04/2021

Can you spot our decorator crab? Decorator crabs come from the Indian and pacific oceans and "decorate" themselves with pieces of rocks, plants and small shells using velcro like hairs on their body. This allows the crab to Camouflage itself.

Our decorator crab is pretty good at hiding, see if you can spot it next time you visit the museum! 🦀

#animalupdate #sichildrensmuseum #visitstatenisland #decoratorcrab

Can you spot our decorator crab? Decorator crabs come from the Indian and pacific oceans and "decorate" themselves with pieces of rocks, plants and small shells using velcro like hairs on their body. This allows the crab to Camouflage itself.

Our decorator crab is pretty good at hiding, see if you can spot it next time you visit the museum! 🦀

#animalupdate #sichildrensmuseum #visitstatenisland #decoratorcrab

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! This is a great moment to learn and celebrate alongside your children the ...
05/03/2021
8 Ways to Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month With Kids – Connecticut Children's

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! This is a great moment to learn and celebrate alongside your children the rich history and culture of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Here are 8 great ideas from Connecticut Children's to stay engaged all month long! #aapi #aapiheritagemonth #diversity #antiracist #raisingantiracistkid

8 Ways to Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month With Kids Posted on April 16, 2021 May Is Asian-Pacific Heritage Month, an opportunity to celebrate the rich history and culture of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the U.S. It’s a great time to teach kids about these culture...

Save the date Saturday June 19, 2019 from 10 AM to 3 PM. Join The Staten Island Children's Museum along with a host of o...
04/30/2021

Save the date Saturday June 19, 2019 from 10 AM to 3 PM. Join The Staten Island Children's Museum along with a host of other Staten Island Community Partners and Organizations for a can’t-miss Juneteenth Celebration to take place at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden. Stay tuned for event details. Mark your calendars! #juneteenth #celebrate #educate #statenisland #statenislandevents #snugharborccbg #sichildrensmuseum

Save the date Saturday June 19, 2019 from 10 AM to 3 PM. Join The Staten Island Children's Museum along with a host of other Staten Island Community Partners and Organizations for a can’t-miss Juneteenth Celebration to take place at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden. Stay tuned for event details. Mark your calendars! #juneteenth #celebrate #educate #statenisland #statenislandevents #snugharborccbg #sichildrensmuseum

The Big Dipper is one of the largest and most recognizable asterisms in the night sky, what better way to appreciate its...
04/30/2021

The Big Dipper is one of the largest and most recognizable asterisms in the night sky, what better way to appreciate its beauty with a fun snack! ShopRite Kidz Cook suggests you make your own big dipper dip - a nutritious snack with veggies and crackers 🥦🥕⭐ #kidzcook #shoprite #athomewithsicm #springvegetables #bigdipper #vegetabledip

The Big Dipper is one of the largest and most recognizable asterisms in the night sky, what better way to appreciate its beauty with a fun snack! ShopRite Kidz Cook suggests you make your own big dipper dip - a nutritious snack with veggies and crackers 🥦🥕⭐ #kidzcook #shoprite #athomewithsicm #springvegetables #bigdipper #vegetabledip

Today is #InternationalDanceDay ! Dancing has so many pros, from physical fitness to boosting confidence and creativity....
04/29/2021
25 Benefits of Dance for Kids (and Adults) - Mom Loves Best

Today is #InternationalDanceDay ! Dancing has so many pros, from physical fitness to boosting confidence and creativity. Creativity and self-expression are vital to your child’s well-being, and dancing is a fun way to get your child active and help build a stronger mind! To read more about the benefits of dancing for kids, read this article from Mom Loves Best Comment your favorite song to dance to down below💃🎵 #happyinternationaldanceday #dancingforkids #creativityforkids #music #sichildrensmuseum

Can dance benefit your kid? You’d be surprised. Take a look at how this fun and healthy activity can improve your kid’s life.

A big thank you to Staten Island Tech students, Michael and Nick, for this week's 'SICM Teens Teach' lesson about colors...
04/28/2021
Learn Colors in Russian at Home with SICM

A big thank you to Staten Island Tech students, Michael and Nick, for this week's 'SICM Teens Teach' lesson about colors in Russian- we hope you enjoy! https://buff.ly/3sOusyE #athomewithsicm #sichildrensmuseum #sicmteensteach #statenislandtechnicalhs #russian #languagelearningforkids 🌈

At Home with SICM is collaborating with Staten Island Technical HS to teach Russian this month! Join Michael and Nick to learn the colors of the rainbow- enjoy!

There are endless opportunities to learn and play when you visit us at the Staten Island Children's Museum! Pretend you’...
04/27/2021

There are endless opportunities to learn and play when you visit us at the Staten Island Children's Museum! Pretend you’re a firefighter – ring the bell, slide down the pole, try on the gear, and listen for a call on the radio! Or practice strategic thinking by playing a game of Kerplunk in our Big Games exhibit! We're open on weekends, check out our website sichildrensmuseum.org to reserve tickets in advance 🎟️

"Conversations about racism and discrimination will look different for each family. While there is no one-size-fits-all ...
04/26/2021
Talking to your kids about racism

"Conversations about racism and discrimination will look different for each family. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach, the science is clear: the earlier parents start the conversation with their children the better." Read this article from UNICEF about age-specific talking points to discuss racism with your children:
#raisingantiracistkids #antiracistkids #sichildrensmuseum #unicef

While there is no one-size-fits-all approach, the earlier parents start the conversation the better.

Happy Earth month! As we celebrated Earth Day this week, we want to share our favorite earth-related songs with you for ...
04/25/2021
Songs of the Earth

Happy Earth month! As we celebrated Earth Day this week, we want to share our favorite earth-related songs with you for this week's SICM Sunday Sounds @Spotify Playlist. Vibe out with birds, the ocean, and even the moon! https://buff.ly/2QQtCEg 🌏🌊#sicmsundaysounds #spotifyplaylist #athomewithsicm #sichildrensmuseum

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May your Saturday be filled with fun and lots of sunshine! #sichildrensmuseum #statenisland #theunexpectedborough #happy...
04/24/2021

May your Saturday be filled with fun and lots of sunshine! #sichildrensmuseum #statenisland #theunexpectedborough #happysaturday ☀️

May your Saturday be filled with fun and lots of sunshine! #sichildrensmuseum #statenisland #theunexpectedborough #happysaturday ☀️

Join Mad Scientist Entertainment TOMORROW outside in front of the Staten Island Children's Museum from 12pm-1pm- for fre...
04/23/2021

Join Mad Scientist Entertainment TOMORROW outside in front of the Staten Island Children's Museum from 12pm-1pm- for free! Witness amazing feats of chemistry as our visiting scientist wizard explores all sorts of spectacular reactions, you will marvel at the demonstrations as the scientist releases genies from bottles and spews massive columns of foam with the use of different catalysts! Get ready to be amazed while you learn 💥🔍 #madscientistentertainment #spinpopboom #visitstatensisland #sichildrensmuseum

Join Mad Scientist Entertainment TOMORROW outside in front of the Staten Island Children's Museum from 12pm-1pm- for free! Witness amazing feats of chemistry as our visiting scientist wizard explores all sorts of spectacular reactions, you will marvel at the demonstrations as the scientist releases genies from bottles and spews massive columns of foam with the use of different catalysts! Get ready to be amazed while you learn 💥🔍 #madscientistentertainment #spinpopboom #visitstatensisland #sichildrensmuseum

Did you ever wonder what vegetables are in season right now? We've got you covered with our @shopritestores Kidz Cook re...
04/23/2021

Did you ever wonder what vegetables are in season right now? We've got you covered with our @shopritestores Kidz Cook recipes! This week is a spring-inspired kale salad recipe! Make your very own kale and apple salad- a nutritious meal with fruits and veggies 🍎🥗 #kidzcook #shoprite #athomewithsicm #springvegetables #apple #kale #kaleapplesalad

Did you ever wonder what vegetables are in season right now? We've got you covered with our @shopritestores Kidz Cook recipes! This week is a spring-inspired kale salad recipe! Make your very own kale and apple salad- a nutritious meal with fruits and veggies 🍎🥗 #kidzcook #shoprite #athomewithsicm #springvegetables #apple #kale #kaleapplesalad

#HappyEarthDay! Today, we are celebrating everything Planet Earth! This week, our Explorers learned about Planet Earth, ...
04/22/2021

#HappyEarthDay! Today, we are celebrating everything Planet Earth! This week, our Explorers learned about Planet Earth, and made their own Earth wind wheels to learn how wind power creates energy, we hope you use today to learn about ways to nurture and protect our planet 🌍 ❤️ #earthday2021 #outdoorexplorers #windenergy #sichildrensmuseum

Happy Earth Day everyone! Today is a great opportunity to plant a love of nature in your kids. Playing outdoors is a way...
04/22/2021
Plant a Love of Nature in Your Kids

Happy Earth Day everyone! Today is a great opportunity to plant a love of nature in your kids. Playing outdoors is a way to boost curiosity, learn about different species, and help kids learn the importance of conserving our resources for our planet. Read this article from @NYTimes to learn more! 🌳
https://buff.ly/2QjkgRg

#earthday #nytimes #naturelover #parentingtips

This Earth Day, show kids they can find refuge in the outdoors.

Join the Staten Island Museum tomorrow for this city-wide skill-share celebrating Earth Day! Enjoy a collection of video...
04/21/2021
Earth Day How-To Fest - Staten Island Museum

Join the Staten Island Museum tomorrow for this city-wide skill-share celebrating Earth Day! Enjoy a collection of video tutorials and presentations by local experts, enthusiasts, and professionals. This virtual science fair features a range of activities for all ages and skill levels. Celebrate our community’s know-how, learn something new, and help protect the only world we have! 💚🌍 Learn more information here:

A virtual science fair featuring a range of activities for all ages and skill levels.

A big thank you to SI Tech student, Angelina, for this week's 'SICM Teens Teach' lesson about numbers in Russian- we hop...
04/21/2021
Learning Numbers in Russian at Home with SICM

A big thank you to SI Tech student, Angelina, for this week's 'SICM Teens Teach' lesson about numbers in Russian- we hope you enjoy! #athomewithsicm #sichildrensmuseum #sicmteensteach #statenislandtechnicalhs #russian #languagelearningforkids 🔢👍

Join Angelina from SI Technical High School to learn about numbers in Russian, enjoy!

Have you seen our Spiny Flower Mantis? The spiny flower mantis is from Southern and Eastern Africa and uses its colors t...
04/20/2021

Have you seen our Spiny Flower Mantis? The spiny flower mantis is from Southern and Eastern Africa and uses its colors to mimic a flower. This helps it catch food and hide from predators. Thats not the only trick it has to stay safe, when it's threatened it opens its wings which have marks that look like the eyes of a large predator! Visit Our Camouflage and mimicry exhibit on the 3rd floor and see if you can spot her! 👀#animalupdate #sichildrensmuseum #visitstatenisland #spinyflowermantis

Have you seen our Spiny Flower Mantis? The spiny flower mantis is from Southern and Eastern Africa and uses its colors to mimic a flower. This helps it catch food and hide from predators. Thats not the only trick it has to stay safe, when it's threatened it opens its wings which have marks that look like the eyes of a large predator! Visit Our Camouflage and mimicry exhibit on the 3rd floor and see if you can spot her! 👀#animalupdate #sichildrensmuseum #visitstatenisland #spinyflowermantis

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Hello friends, How are you? Let's talk about a Virtual Art program via Zoom or pre-recorded art demonstrations I have produced for kids & families. Best regards, Michael Albert
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Almost time for Not So Scary! #sicmhalloween @sichildrensmuseum
Hello!! I’m interested in the ShopRite KidzCook events. What are the ages this activity is available for? Thank you!
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Dear Staten Island Residents, If a member of your family is involved with the drugs, you need to be educated on how to handle it. Please attend to Samaritan Daytop family associations meetings. The meetings take place every Monday at 7:00 PM till 8:30 PM. I’m a member of Samaritan Daytop association for 25 years. It taught me how to cope with tragic ordeals as this. Thank god I’m still alive, a lot of people couldn’t handle the tragedy of drugs, they lost everything they owned and died. Thanks to Samaritan Daytop, I’m still alive. You cannot depend on the system, especially if you are a divorced family. The Administration for Children's Services, they promote the children to go through family court, then family court promotes the children to go to criminal court, then the criminal court promotes the children to go to federal court. And from federal court, if they’re lucky they’ll go to jail or if they’re unlucky they will end up in the cemetery. I’m sick and tired of having to go to the wakes of the young American children; I don’t want to see them at the funeral. I want to go to their sweet 16 parties, birthdays or their wedding celebrations. Please, American parents, don’t take this lightly, try to save your children while they’re young before it is too late. I don’t wish this tragedy to my worst enemy. I throw most of the responsibilities to the mother’s because women build homes, cities, and towns, and the bravest ladies build nations. In my experience inside the court system, a $35 dollars parking ticket has more value than an innocent, pure life of a child. This is what I went through; please be brave enough to join the Daytop association. You’ll be healed physically and mentally, and you will be able to handle this tragic ordeal at the same time helping your child to straighten his/her life. No one is born as a drug addict; the ignorant system makes the crimes. All children are born pure and innocent but is polluted by today’s dirty society. We as a public as a whole, are failures and conspirators of this crime, because all of us has knowledge of what’s going on with the drugs and we look the other way. As Einstein says, “the world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything”. 80% of the criminals inside the jail system, are due to drugs. All the lawmakers and legislators, they know well about the root of the crime, and they don’t want to destroy it. At the same time, we all promote the new born pure, innocent, holy infants to go through the same path. Don’t forget all these drug addicts, they were once born as a holy, pure, innocent infant, and we promote them to destroy their lives and to destroy other lives. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” -Frederick Douglass. “We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy.” – Chris Hedges Please don’t depend on private schools. Don’t feel comfortable and not to have peace of mind that there are no drugs in private schools. My son attended the best private schools even New York Military Academy, and he was one of the biggest drug dealers inside the schools. Children with school uniforms are the ones who bring the drugs inside the schools. The master drug dealers are very smart. Usually, they chose one of the most popular, strongest, bravest and smartest children from each school to promote and sell. This way they can promote and encourage their filthy poisoned drugs, poisoning the society. Thank you very much, Steven Stavros Sitaras For more information, feel free to contact me: 347-552-4187 [email protected] (Please do not text, I don’t know how to reply or open it, Thank you.)
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