Pre-Recorded Interactive Stories

Creative Clubhouse Stories storytime videos invite NYCCT artists, teaching artists, and more to share stories with you! Explore some of NYCCT’s favorite children’s books through theater games, activities, music, and more!
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De Aquí Como el Coquí with Andrea | Read Aloud and Activity

De Aquí Como el Coquí with Andrea | Read Aloud and Activity

NYCCT is excited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our new read aloud of De Aquí Como el Coquí! Join NYCCT’s Associate Director of Education Andrea to read the story and learn a new song!

Why Not You with Lauren Melissa | Read Aloud and Activity

Why Not You with Lauren Melissa | Read Aloud and Activity

To celebrate the beginning of the school year, NYCCT invites you to dream big and then answer the question "why not you?" Join Lauren Melissa for a read aloud of one of our favorite children's books!

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble | Read Aloud and Craft

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble | Read Aloud and Craft

“One of his hobbies was collecting pebbles of unusual shape and color. On a rainy Saturday during vacation, he found quite an extraordinary one.” See what happens in our story then make your own magic pebble with us!

Chicken Big | Read Aloud and Craft

Chicken Big | Read Aloud and Craft

“In no time, the big chick was stomping back to the coop with the missing eggs…‘Our hero!’ they all clucked.” See what happens in our story and then make your own paper plate chicken with us!

Ribbit! | Read Aloud and Craft

Ribbit! | Read Aloud and Craft

“Once upon a time, there was a pond that was home to a family of frogs. It was their pond and they were very happy living there. But one morning they discovered a surprise visitor…” See what happens in our story and then make your own paper plate pig with us!

Tiny T-Rex and the Impossible Hug | Read Aloud and Craft

Tiny T-Rex and the Impossible Hug | Read Aloud and Craft

“My arms are still tiny and my hugs are still tiny, but I will do my very best because you are my very best friend.” See what happens in our story and then make your own paper bag t-rex with us!

Farewell Floppy | Read Aloud and Craft

Farewell Floppy | Read Aloud and Craft

“Floppy, that’s my rabbit. That’s his name because of his ears. They don’t stand up straight like other rabbits'.” See what happens in our story and then make your own paper plate rabbit with us!

It’s a Tiger! | Read Aloud and Craft

It’s a Tiger! | Read Aloud and Craft

"Wait a minute. That looks like…” See what happens in our story and then make your own popsicle tiger with us!

The Storm Whale | Read Aloud and Craft

The Storm Whale | Read Aloud and Craft

Find out what happens when Noi finds a whale washed up on the beach after a storm - then make your own whale!

Escargot | Read Aloud and Craft

Escargot | Read Aloud and Craft

Join one little snail as he goes on a big adventure to find the salad at the end of the book - then make your own snail!

Proud Read Aloud: Love, Violet

Proud Read Aloud: Love, Violet

Join Teaching Artist Miranda to read Love, Violet and discuss different feelings you may feel when you have a crush or admire someone!

Proud Read Aloud: Stonewall: Our March Continues

Proud Read Aloud: Stonewall: Our March Continues

Join Teaching Artist Darius to read Stonewall: Our March Continues and discuss how to create a community that’s safe for everyone!

Proud Read Aloud: Introducing Teddy

Proud Read Aloud: Introducing Teddy

Join Teaching Artist Rudy to read Introducing Teddy and learn about the importance of being yourself!

Proud Read Aloud: Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution

Proud Read Aloud: Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution

Join Teaching Artist Brynne to read Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution and imagine the world you want to live in!

Proud Read Aloud: My Rainbow

Proud Read Aloud: My Rainbow

Join Teaching Artist Lauren Melissa to read the book My Rainbow and learn about Pride Month!

Ron’s Big Mission | Read Aloud and Activities

Ron’s Big Mission | Read Aloud and Activities

In this filmed Creative Clubhouse Stories class, Caitlyn explores the concept of fairness & self advocacy by investigating racism and discrimination in the children’s book Ron’s Big Mission.

A Family is a Family is a Family

A Family is a Family is a Family

In our new family musical, Dory Fantasmagory, Dory's family has a mom, dad, a son, and two daughters - but every family looks different!

Do Like Kyla with Eric | Story and Activity!

Do Like Kyla with Eric | Story and Activity!

Do like...you! Join us for part of a story and an activity with teaching artist Eric!

Over and Under the Snow with Zeynep | Story and Activity!

Over and Under the Snow with Zeynep | Story and Activity!

What happens after the snow falls? Join us for part of a story and an activity with teaching artist Zeynep!

The Wish Tree with Sindy | Story and Activity!

The Wish Tree with Sindy | Story and Activity!

Close your eyes and make a wish! Join us for a story and an activity with teaching artist Sindy!

The Snowy Day with Bekah | Story and Activity!

The Snowy Day with Bekah | Story and Activity!

What’s your favorite thing to do in the snow? Join us for part of a story and an activity with teaching artist Bekah!

The Wish Tree with Adam | Story and Activity!

The Wish Tree with Adam | Story and Activity!

La-di-da-di-da-di-daaaaaa! Whishhhh... What's your winter song?

Hello Goodbye Dog

Hello Goodbye Dog

To celebrate the first day of school in NYC, join NYCCT Teaching Artist Caitlyn for a read aloud of one of our favorite back to school stories: Hello Goodbye Dog!

Giraffes Can’t Dance with Mackenzie

Giraffes Can’t Dance with Mackenzie

Gerald just wants to dance but as a giraffe, it’s hard! But with a little encouragement, Gerald learns anything is possible. Join NYCCT Teaching Artist Mackenzie to read the book and act out animals!

Thank You, Omu with Miranda

Thank You, Omu with Miranda

When Omu makes her delicious stew everyone wants some! And Omu graciously shares. But what happens when there’s none left for her? Join Miranda, NYCCT’s former Arts Administration Apprentice, to read the book today.

Found with Kim

Found with Kim

Bear finds a lost stuffed bunny and is determined to bring the bunny home. But Bear quickly becomes attached to the bunny so what happens when they find the bunny's owner? Join NYCCT Teaching Artist Kim to read the book and learn some new words in ASL.

Farewell Floppy with Kim

Farewell Floppy with Kim

Our main character is ready to say farewell to Floppy, their bunny best friend - or are they? Join NYCCT Teaching Artist Kim to read the book and learn some new words in ASL.

Julian is a Mermaid

Julian is a Mermaid

When Julian sees mermaids on the subway, he’s excited to go home and make his own mermaid costume! But will Abuela think of the mess and the way Julian is expressing himself? Join NYCCT Teaching Artist Kasia to read the book and make your own mermaid crown!

Mango, Abuela, and Me with Kim

Mango, Abuela, and Me with Kim

Mia and her Abuela have a hard time communicating until Mia has a brilliant idea - to get a special friend that can help them talk to each other! Join NYCCT Teaching Artist Kim to read the book and learn some new words in ASL.

I Am Yoga with Jackie

I Am Yoga with Jackie

Meet a young girl who gets a little overwhelmed by things going on around her. When that happens, she knows just what will make her feel better: yoga! Join NYCCT Teaching Artist Jackie to read the book and learn some movement and yoga.

Escargot with Kim

Escargot with Kim

All our friend Escargot wants to enjoy a nice salad - but there’s carrots in it...and Escargot does not like carrots! What’s a snail to do? Join NYCCT Teaching Artist Kim to read the book and learn some new words in ASL.

Happy Birthday Madame Chapeau with Miranda

Happy Birthday Madame Chapeau with Miranda

Once a year, on her birthday, Madame Chapeau ventures out in her favorite bonnet to dinner. This time, a crow snatches her hat and flies away. She tries on different hats, but they just don’t feel right. What will Madame Chapeau do? Join Miranda to read the book today.

The Hula Hoopin’ Queen with Kasia

The Hula Hoopin’ Queen with Kasia

Meet Kameeka - a young girl who is competing in a hula hoopin’ competition with her friends! It isn’t long before everyone - young and old - is joining in! Join Kasia to read the book, learn how to hula hoop, explore a story mountain, and more!

Something Extraordinary with Hit the Lights! Theater Co.

Something Extraordinary with Hit the Lights! Theater Co.

Our main character wishes for many special things - breathing underwater, his drawings come to life, and more! But he soon learns that awesome things can happen anywhere! Join the girl and Buddy as they read one of our favorite books - Something Extraordinary!

Tiny T-Rex and the Impossible Hug with Kim

Tiny T-Rex and the Impossible Hug with Kim

Tiny T-Rex has a huge problem! His friend needs a hug but with his tiny arms that’s just not possible...or is it? Join NYCCT Teaching Artist Kim to read the book and learn some new words in ASL.

Ooko with Mackenzie

Ooko with Mackenzie

Ooko is a quirky, funny book that follows a fox who is a little bit lonely as he tries to fit in and make new friends. Read the book with NYCCT Teaching Artist Mackenzie and play games today!

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