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Transit Kids at Home

Explore videos, workshops, and images for young transportation fans, right from home! Discover transit-themed music, movement, artmaking, science experiments, games and more, all while learning about the history – and future – of transit in New York City.

Community

Think about all of the people, places and things that make our communities unique and special, including the important role that public transportation plays in shaping communities.

Recommended for ages 5+.

 

 

Family Workshop: Courtesy Counts

 

Family Workshop: Colorful Community Posters

 

Watch a Transit Tots Video about Community

 

Arts

Discover the relationship between art and transportation, and learn more about the music, mosaics, and poetry throughout our transit system. 

Recommended for ages 5+.

 

Family Workshop: Homemade Music

 

Family Workshop: Rattan Art

 

Object Spotlight: Cortlandt Street Ferry Terracotta Plaque

 

Watch a Transit Tots Video about Arts in Transit

 

History

Learn about the history of​ New York City and its public transportation, and see how our city and the ways we travel​ are the same or different today.  

Recommended for ages 2-5.

 

Family Workshop: Pneumatic Subway

 

Family Workshop: Rattan Art

 

Object Spotlight: BRT Brooklyn Union Elevated Car 1407

 

Watch a Transit Tots Video about Subway Tokens

 

Group of children learning about electricity in interactive touchscreen in a former exhibit

Science (STEM)

See how science, technology, engineering, and math concepts are so important to how we travel around the city.  

Recommended for ages 2-5.

 

 

Family Workshop: Bridge-Building

 

Family Workshop: Pneumatic Subway

 

Object Spotlight: R-42 Subway Car

 

Watch a Transit Tots Video about Accessibility in Transit