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!
Read Amazing with Cathy | Read Aloud
Join NYCCT Executive Director, Cathy Hung, for a special read aloud of Amazing: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Who Inspire Us All in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Month!
Breathing Makes It Better | Read Aloud and Activities
In this filmed Creative Clubhouse Stories class, Caitlyn explores the power of breath and the potential it has to help us process big feelings.
The Kissing Hand with Chloe | Read Aloud
NYCCT is celebrating World Down Syndrome Day! Join Chloe as she reads her favorite children's book, The Kissing Hand, and then shows you how to make a kissing hand of your own!
Ten Ways to Hear Snow | Read Aloud and Activity
Join Teaching Artist Betina to read Ten Ways to Hear Snow and explore different ways to pay attention to things we may not have noticed before!
Too Many Tamales | Read Aloud and Activity
Join Teaching Artist Frank to read Too Many Tamales and discover the power of family!
My Footprints | Read Aloud and Activity
Join Teaching Artist Michael to read My Footprints and explore how your imagination can create beautiful and powerful new creatures!
Little Red Gliding Hood | Read Aloud and Activity
Join Teaching Artist Becca to read Little Red Gliding Hood and discover an old fairy tale with a new twist!
Vote for Our Future with Caitlyn Read Aloud | Read Aloud
Get your little one ready for election day with this read aloud of Vote for Our Future that explores what voting is, the history of voting, and why it’s important.
Monster Trouble | Read Aloud and Activities
In this filmed Creative Clubhouse Stories class, Caitlyn explores creative problem solving through theater techniques.
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
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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Join Teaching Artist Lauren Melissa to read the book My Rainbow and learn about Pride Month!
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
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...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!
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!
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!
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!
La-di-da-di-da-di-daaaaaa! Whishhhh... What's your winter song?
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
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
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
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
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.