Virtual Discovery Room
Featured Activity: Dutch Connection & Floral Fun
Free Just For Kids Bulb Kit
Available through Sunday, February 28
Due to COVID-19, we are not offering our onsite kids planting activity this year; however, we have a free Just for Kids Bulb Kit to take home.
Kits can be picked up two ways:
- Onsite in the Dryden Theatre Lobby during regular museum hours
- Curbside pickup using our online ordering form (available Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, February 8–28, between 9 and 10 a.m. only; you must schedule a pickup time when you place your order).
After you pick up your kit, learn how to plant a bulb using the video above, or visit these links:
Other Dutch Connection Activities
Escape the cold weather with these fun activities inspired by the flowers in our Dutch Connection display!
- Coloring Pages: Dutch Connection Flowers
- Blog Post: Advice on Growing Indoor Plants
- Virtual 360 Tour: Dutch Connection 2021
Grab some pencils, crayons, and markers, and enjoy coloring objects from our collection!
These activities are a fun, hands-on way to explore the basics of photography using objects you can find around your home.
Ready to put your cooking skills to the test? Try making one of George Eastman's recipes from 1919!
- PDF: George Eastman's Camp Cookbook
- Video: How to make Eliza's Bread Pudding from George Eastman's Cookbook
- Article: Cooking by the Book: Making Eastman's Camp Recipes (Eliza's Bread Pudding & Rice Pudding)
- Article: Trying More Recipes from George Eastman's Camp Cookbook (Cheese Pudding & Onions Au Gratin)
Explore the museum from home with our virtual tours. Through the links below, you can access the historic mansion, see select behind-the-scenes areas, and tour the gardens in full bloom.
Storytime & Activities
Join us for activities and stories from George Eastman's historic library
- Snowflake Photography Fun: Book Recommendations and Snowflake Activity Video, and explore snowflake photographs in our collection
- Celebrating the Right to Vote: Book Recommendations, Suffrage Postcard Coloring Pages, and Virtual Tour of the History of Photography
- The Bluest of Blues: Anna Aktins and the First Books of Photography Activity
- A is for Applebiting Alligators Storytime and Activity
- George Eastman crossword puzzle, word search, and secret decorder
- Dutch Connection crossword puzzle and word search