Recommended Field Trips:
Aside from our fabulous zoos and aquarium, animals, both real and imaginary, are a part of cultural life in NYC. Read some Recommended Books about Animals. See also Laurie's class Animals! Animals!
Animals in the Rubin Museum of Himalayan Art
Download the free art educatorís guide on Animals in Himalayan Art, a self-guided tour for grades 1 - 6: .
Winnie-the-Pooh at the NYPL
The New York Public Library has a permanent children's collection that includes Christopher's Robin's actual teddy bear that inspired the Winnie-the-Pooh stories. Located in the main branch at Fifth Ave. and 42nd St., in the Steven Schwartzman building, see the exhibition times.
Animals in the Metropolitan Museum
Animals in the Jewish Museum
Download a free family guide to finding animals in the permanent collection of the Jewish Museum, as well as a guide to a past exhibit on Curious George.
Animals in the Brooklyn Museum
Free family guides at the Brooklyn Museum include one on animals in ancient Egypt.
Coming Soon at the Childrenís Museum of Manhattan
The new exhibit at CMOM, opening on January 28, 2012, is The Monkey King: A Story from China.
Self-Guided NYC Gargoyle Tour
Monster Walks — find fantastic animals and other monstrous creatures adorning the cathedrals and buildings of Manhattan. This is a great walking trip for any age, in any season (weather permitting). Bring your camera or a sketch pad!