Interactive Stories

Join us as we explore books with live storytime and theater game classes, read-alouds of some of our favorite books from our artists and teaching artists, and more!
Creative Clubhouse KIDS

Live Classes with Caitlyn

Join NYCCT Teaching Artist, Caitlyn, for a digital, interactive & accessible storytime class that mixes books you love with theater games your little one will love – without having to leave home!

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Pre-Recorded Storytimes

Explore storytimes with Caitlyn, NYCCT Teaching Artists, and some of your favorite NYCCT characters!

I Promise Read Aloud with Caitlyn

I Promise Read Aloud with Caitlyn

Today is the first day back to school for many students in NYC! Whether you're learning in person, online, or both, NYCCT is wishing you an amazing school year and kicking it off with this read aloud of I Promise from Caitlyn!

Exploring Emotions with Bekah | Dancing in the Wings

Exploring Emotions with Bekah | Dancing in the Wings

Today, you and NYCCT Teaching Artist, Bekah, will explore the book Dancing in the Wings Dancing is the Wings is the story of a ballet dancer named Sassy who learns to be proud of who she was and that being herself is enough Join Bekah for a warm up, read aloud, and dancing!

Storytime with Buddy | Something Extraordinary

Storytime with Buddy | Something Extraordinary

Something Extraordinary is about to happen...

Play a Back to School Game with Caitlyn!

Play a Back to School Game with Caitlyn!

Zara and her dog, Moose, are best friends! Moose loves hellos, but when Zara starts school again, he needs to say goodbye. Or does he? Moose follows Zara to school, but Zara's teacher says dogs are not allowed!

Exploring Emotions with Bekah | How Do You Dance?

Exploring Emotions with Bekah | How Do You Dance?

Grab your instruments! Today, you and NYCCT Teaching Artist, Bekah, will explore the book How Do You Dance? Join Bekah to explore different ways to dance! Warm up, read a book all about dancing and then try out some moves! Join Bekah for a warm up, read aloud, and dancing!

Paint a Mural for Your Community with Caitlyn!

Paint a Mural for Your Community with Caitlyn!

Maybe Something Beautiful tells the story of a little girl who transforms her gray neighborhood into a colorful community!

Mermaid Storytime | This is Sadie

Mermaid Storytime | This is Sadie

Gather around everyone! A mermaid in Sadie's room wants to read YOU a story!

Storytime with Buddy | Planting a Rainbow

Storytime with Buddy | Planting a Rainbow

Do you want to read a story about imagination?

Learn About the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival & Play a Guessing Game with Caitlyn!

Learn About the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival & Play a Guessing Game with Caitlyn!

A Big Mooncake for Little Star was inspired by The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival which is a holiday celebrated in China and Vietnam.

Exploring Emotions with Bekah | Captain Starfish

Exploring Emotions with Bekah | Captain Starfish

Grab your instruments! Today, you and NYCCT Teaching Artist, Bekah, will explore the book Captain Starfish with a musical exploration!

Exploring Emotions with Bekah | Come On, Calm!

Exploring Emotions with Bekah | Come On, Calm!

Today, you and NYCCT Teaching Artist, Bekah, will explore the book Dancing in the Wings Dancing is the Wings is the story of a ballet dancer named Sassy who learns to be proud of who she was and that being herself is enough Join Bekah for a warm up, read aloud, and dancing!

Storytime with Buddy | Taste the Clouds

Storytime with Buddy | Taste the Clouds

Do you want to read a story about imagination?

Read Ruby Finds a Worry with Caitlyn!

Read Ruby Finds a Worry with Caitlyn!

Now that we've made a worry, let's find out what to do if we find one in real life!

Play Monster Games with Caitlyn!

Play Monster Games with Caitlyn!

Now that we've taken our sailboat to the island like Max, we're going to meet the monsters!

Try Some Stew and Say Thank You with Caitlyn!

Try Some Stew and Say Thank You with Caitlyn!

This week at Creative Clubhouse stories we will be reading Thank You, Omu by Oge Mora.

Become a Mermaid with Caitlyn!

Become a Mermaid with Caitlyn!

Join Caitlyn and become a mermaid today!

Become a Listening Rabbit with Caitlyn!

Become a Listening Rabbit with Caitlyn!

Join Caitlyn and learn how to listen like a rabbit today!

Walk Like a Penguin with Caitlyn!

Walk Like a Penguin with Caitlyn!

Join Caitlyn and learn how to walk like a penguin today!

Play in a Concert with Caitlyn!

Play in a Concert with Caitlyn!

This week we are reading Jack's Worry! This book is about a little boy named Jack who loves to play the trumpet - he even gets to perform in his first ever concert! And today, you do too! Join Caitlyn and play in a concert!

Play a Swimming Game with Caitlyn!

Play a Swimming Game with Caitlyn!

Today Caitlyn is going to show you how to go swimming without leaving your house! You'll go swimming in a pool, in the ocean, and in...Jell-O?

Practice Your ROAR with Caitlyn!

Practice Your ROAR with Caitlyn!

This week we are reading Ravi’s Roar by Tom Percival! Play a game with Caitlyn to practice your Roar, but also learn a great tip on how to cool down!

Go on an Imagination Adventure with Caitlyn!

Go on an Imagination Adventure with Caitlyn!

In the book This is Sadie, Sadie has to stay inside, just like we need to stay inside right now. But, because Sadie uses her imagination, she's able to go on adventures to far away places! Join Caitlyn on an imagination adventure - just like Sadie's!

Play Masked Feelings with Caitlyn!

Play Masked Feelings with Caitlyn!

Join Caitlyn to play a game called Masked Feelings, inspired by the book Lily's Cat Mask!

Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau

Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau

Welcome to NYCCT's Summer Reading Club! Our final book pick: Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau!

My Name is Yoon

My Name is Yoon

Welcome to NYCCT's Summer Reading Club! Our sixth book pick: My Name is Yoon!

Trombone Shorty

Trombone Shorty

Welcome to NYCCT's Summer Reading Club! Our fifth book pick: Trombone Shorty!

Jack’s Worry

Jack’s Worry

Welcome to NYCCT's Summer Reading Club! Our fourth book pick: Jack's Worry!

Mae Among the Stars

Mae Among the Stars

Welcome to NYCCT's Summer Reading Club! Our third book pick: Mae Among the Stars!

Alfie

Alfie

Welcome to NYCCT's Summer Reading Club! Our second book pick: Alfie!

Lucia the Luchadora

Lucia the Luchadora

Welcome to NYCCT's Summer Reading Club! Our first book pick: Lucia the Luchadora!

An Interview with Sara O’Leary

An Interview with Sara O’Leary

In honor of National Author's Day, we sat down with Sara O'Leary to talk about the inspiration for This is Sadie, her excitement for the adaptation of the book into our dance/theater production, and more!

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