1 – Cross-stitch Circle

Beginner crafters and seasoned stitchers alike can stop by to practice this historical skill; participants will learn to create a bookmark.  (Thurs.)

Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library, New-York Historical Society, at 77th St.

2 – Family Art Project Days

For the month of December, Wave Hill’s weekend crafting days are especially festive.

Wave Hill, at Independence Ave. (Sat/Sun)

3 –  Fire Safety Tour

A fire-safety tour that teaches kids how to escape from a smoke-filled environment.

New York City Fire Museum, nr. Hudson St. (Mon-Fri)

4 – Fire Simulation Presentation

A fascinating fire-safety learning program teaches kids not to be scared, but rather how to be smart about the dreaded blaze.

FDNY Fire Zone, nr. Rockefeller Plz (ongoing)

5 – PlayWorks

A new, 4,000-square-foot exhibit designed for kids from infancy through preschool with multiple levels of interactive challenge.

Children’s Museum of Manhattan, nr. Broadway (ongoing Tues – Sun)

6 – Rumple Who?

A live-action musical adaptation of “Rumplestiltskin” for kids.

13th Street Repertory Theatre, nr. Sixth Ave. (ongoing, Sat/Sun)

7 – Sing-Along With Andrew

A weekly sing-a-long.

The Moxie Spot, at Hicks St. (every Tues.)

8 – Yellow Sneaker Sing-Alongs

Join Turtle, Klaug, Danny the Dinosaur, and other puppet regulars at this lighthearted sing-along.

Tea Lounge, nr. Seventh Ave. (every Wed.)

9 – Lightness of Being

10 – Infinity of Nations – Art/History – Museum of American Indian