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Memory Care: A Walk Down Memory Lane for Seniors

from The Toy Museum of NY

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A museum presenter will provide background information about the History of the Toy Museum. The narrator will show different toys and ask the participants to share their memories about these toys from the past and about their childhood. Different toys will be displayed focusing on helping the seniors remember their childhood favorites such as Howdy Doody, Shirley Temple and Raggedy Ann and Andy to name a few. Narrator will reiterate that group members grew up in different geographic areas and different families with economics playing a major role in the availability of toys for household members

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About This Program


By Request: $225.00


40 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

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Primary Disciplines

Entertainment for Seniors

Program Delivery Mode


We can show a short video from the Howdy Doody theme song. The seniors love it..

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please advise of cancellation at least five (5) days in advance otherwise a $50 service fee will be applied.

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The Toy Museum of NY

Brooklyn, NY
United States

Established in 1999, as a not for profit educational museum. New York City’s only toy museum solely dedicated to educating the public about the importance of dolls and toys in history, art and culture. The museum is interactive, educational, entertaining and fun for all ages.

Marlene Hochman

Program Details


1. Program begins with History of Toy Museum
2. Toys from the 1920's, 30's, 40's and 50's will be shown.
3. Stories about some of these toys will be told.
4. discussion with participants about their childhoods and their favorite toys.
5. Q & A


The participant will:
- reconnect to their childhoods.
- Use their memory skills.
- have an entertaining experience.
- feel like a kid again.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Not applicable... not intended for school groups.