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CityKinder Karneval SOLD OUT!

Fri February 5th, 2016 by Gabi

Pippi LangstrumpfOur CityKinder Karneval “Villa Kunterbunt” this Saturday is sold out!

We are looking forward to celebrating with many of you!

Join us next for our Maerchenfestival with the Galli Theater on March 19th!

German Dual Language Program

Wed January 6th, 2016 by Gabi

gdlp-logoThe first German/English Dual Language Program (GDLP) at a public school
in New York City will start in September 2016 with both Pre-K and K
classes (children born in 2011 and 2012). PS 17 ­ Henry D. Woodworth is
located in North Williamsburg on 208 North 5th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211.
We welcome English learners and all other children of families who do not
speak German at home, but are interested in other cultures and languages.
Get to know the school and the program and visit us at one of our upcoming
events. More information on


Ab September 2016 gibt es den ersten bilingualen Deutsch/Englischen
Schulunterricht an einer öffentlichen Schule in New York City. Das German
Dual Language Programm (GDLP) ist kostenlos (MO-FR, 8-14:30h). Wir freuen
uns auf Anmeldungen von Kindern, die 2011 bzw. 2012 geboren sind und mit
Kindergarten bzw. Pre-Kindergarten anfangen möchten. Die Schule PS 17 ­
Henry D. Woodworth befindet sich in North Williamsburg, 208 North 5th
Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211.  Die Schule ist mit der U-Bahn vom Union
Square in ca. 5-7 Minuten zu erreichen. Alternativ kann man mit dem Bus
(B62), der East River Ferry oder dem Auto (Abfahrt: Metropolitan Avenue)
zur Schule gelangen.  Der Lehrplan wird in den kommenden Monaten gemeinsam
mit dem Goethe Institut entwickelt. Lernen Sie die Schule und uns kennen,
mehr Informationen auf

Frohe Weihnachten von Eurem CityKinder Team

Thu December 24th, 2015 by Gabi

We wish everyone a great Christmas Eve and Christmas Day where ever you are in the world!


Lieder & Geschichten Early Bird Discount EXTENDED

Wed December 23rd, 2015 by Gabi

Lieder & Geschichten LogoSign up for a Lieder & Geschichten class before December 27th and take advantage of their Early Bird Special Rates!


Nikolausfeier Impressions

Wed December 9th, 2015 by Gabi

Nikolaus Session II

What a fun weekend! Our team hosted close to 150 families this weekend and Nikolaus visited almost 200 children in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Parents enjoyed our Glühwein and hand-made Plätzchen from our sponsor Servus Cookies. 

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate Nikolaus with us. Here are the links to the picture galleries.

A huge thank you goes to our event hosts:

German School Brooklyn - GSB




St. Pauls Logo

Job Posting: Krabbelgruppenleiter “Paulchenbande” Manhattan

Sat November 28th, 2015 by Gabi

CityKinder & St. Paul’s Church are hosting a “Krabbelgruppe” for Moms with Toddlers (9 month – 2 years) once a week at the facilities of St. Paul’s German Church.
The program consists of about half hour sing-along, finger plays and movement games followed by supervised free play for the kids (Tunnel, Baellebad, and lot’s of toys).

We are looking for a teacher with the following qualifications to lead through the program:

  • Warm, friendly, and engaging personality
  • Must love kids
  • Ability to sing (no professional singing required – just be able to hold a tune).
  • Ability to play an instrument (flute, xylophone, guitar etc…) would be a plus
  • Experience with small children (Mom, child care provider, music teacher, PreK teacher, former Au-pair)

Read more

Nikolausfeier Manhattan – 2nd Session was just added!

Fri November 27th, 2015 by Gabi

German Nikolaus Celebration as CityKinder Family Event in Manhattan New YorkDue to the great demand for our Nikolausfeier we just added a second session in Manhattan on December 5th from 1PM – 3PM. Please join the fun and sign up at

Weihnachtskarten – CityKinder exclusive!

Fri November 20th, 2015 by Gabi

Weihnachtskarte StiefelLooking for unique Holiday cards? Order our cards now which were exclusively designed for CityKinder.

Stack up on our cards and send Holiday greetings to your friends and loved ones…

New Amsterdam School Open House (Waldorf School)

Thu November 5th, 2015 by Gabi

Experience the Wonder of New Amsterdam School
NewAmsterdam2015_MG_5918-2Join us for an evening of thoughtful and informative presentations by faculty, staff, and members of our parent community. Engage in a discussion about Waldorf curriculum, view a display of student work, and enjoy refreshments in the beautiful setting of New Amsterdam School. Read more

German International School New York: Information Evening

Thu November 5th, 2015 by Gabi

GIS 2015 Nov Open HouseOn Thursday, November 19th at 7:30pm, German International School New York will host an Information Evening at the German Consulate General of New York for prospective Manhattan parents whose children will enter pre-kindergarten (3s and 4s) and kindergarten (5s) in September 2016.   Read more