WALK ON THE WILD SIDE WORKSHOP

Grade Level: PreK to 1st
Duration: 2 hours

Using the various murals, relief carvings and animals of the Empire State Carousel, students will take a ride through the history of New York State. They will learn the important people, places and species that make New York special. The students will reflect on, interpret and evaluate the carousel as folk art and have the opportunity to explain its cultural and historic dimensions. Students will also create their own clay animal to take home.

New York State Learning Standards
Social Studies Standard 1