The Kid Post
A comprehensive directory of things to do in NJ with kids. Activities, birthday party places, museums, zoos, historical sites, parks, day care facilities, sporting events, arts, music, schools and enrichment facilities are all here for New Jersey kids. Stay on top of the latest happenings with the community calendar and articles.
NJ Homeschool Hangout
Our members are from all over NJ...from the Northern tip to the Southern tip. We have meetups all throughout NJ and the surrounding area. Some of our meetup locations will be in Northern, Central, and Southern NJ and also NY and PA.
New Jersey Scenic
Getting outside. Visit the shore, a forest or a family farm. See the Pinelands or a scenic river. Study the colonial architecture.
New Jersey State Aquarium
Learn about interesting animals and their exciting habitats found
in our exhibits. 1 Riverside Dr., Camden, (800) 616-JAWS
The Museum complex,
the largest in New Jersey, weaves together 80 galleries of art
and science, a mini zoo, planetarium, gift shops, cafe, auditorium,
sculpture garden, schoolhouse and the Ballantine House. 49 Washington
Street, P.O. Box 540, Newark, NJ 07101-0540, (973) 596-6550.
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The Gardens Bed & Breakfast
Try one of our home-school weeks scheduled during June and September
that are planned with you in mind. Meet other homeschool
families and take advantage of fun tours at this seaside resort.
History & Culture
Living Historical Farm
NJ's first "living historical farm" has year-round
tours and special events. Not a replica, Fosterfields is a working
farm, using the tools, techniques, and materials of a turn-of-the-century
farm. Located in Morristown, NJ.
Numerous special events and educational programs are offered
at the village year round. Located in Monmouth County. (732)
Howell Living History
A time machine that takes you back to the year 1900. Off Rt.
29 two miles south of Lambertville. (609)737-3299.
Museum of Early
Trades & Crafts
Exhibits, programs and special events, with a special emphasis
on educating and entertaining children of all ages. Located in
From fossils to fine art, from Native American tools to the finest
silver, from quilts to comets, from prehistory to the future,
the New Jersey State Museum is four museums in one and offers
a galaxy of experiences for every member of the family. 205 West
State Street in Trenton.
Mineral Museum & Mine Replica
The Franklin Mineral Museum has over 4,000 species and 3 dump
areas to investigate - a wide range of geological, mineralogical,
archaeological, and historical themes to offer its visitors.
Open weekends in March, daily April to November. Located an hour
from NYC at 32 Evans Street, Franklin, Sussex County, NJ.
Sterling Hill Mining
A world famous underground zinc mine in northwestern New Jersey
open for tours to all. Located in Ogdensburg, an hour from NYC.
We offer very inexpensive educational concerts for students in
Atlantic, Cumberland and Cape May counties. Concerts are performed
at Cumberland County College in Vineland, and at Stockton College
in Pomona. We welcome homeschoolers to our entertaining performances.
World renowned for bird watching, because it is one of the largest
breeding grounds for neotropical migratory shore birds in the
world. This is a monthly magazine site, with new articles monthly.
Turtle Back Zoo
Noted for its reptile house and alligator exhibit. West Orange,
Pine Barrens of New
Whether you're down for the day, here for a vacation, or just
a "piney" looking for something new and exciting to
do, there's bound to be something here to interest you.
Fernbrook Farms Education Center
A non-profit farm-based education center in Central New Jersey which offers specific homeschool classes on science, nature and agriculture and field trip opportunities for children ages 3-14. On Route 545 in Chesterfield Township, just 3 miles east of Bordentown. (609) 298-4028.
Liberty Science Center - Homeschool Programs
Give your child in-depth science knowledge through Liberty Science Center's School Residency Program. Transform the traditional trip to Liberty Science Center into focused one- and two-day learning experiences centered on a chosen theme. Space is limited, call Ruben Rosario at 201.253.1533 to reserve your spot today.
Theater at Morris Museum
The Morris Museum presents theatre for young audiences on the
stage of their 312-seat Bickford Theatre. 6 Normandy Heights
Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 Bickford Theatre Box Office 973.971.3706
Homeschoolers can also arrange to attend the "classroom
intermission" performances during the week.
Mill Playhouse Children's Theatre
Homeschoolers may be most interested in "on school time"
performances (Group Sales Coordinator, at 973.379.3636 ext. 2438).
In addition to these and year-round performances, Paper Mill
offers Theatre school and a summer theatre program. Brookside
Drive, Millburn, NJ 07041, Box office 973-376-4343
Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
Presents day time and evening performances of children's shows
and Shakespeare. 23 Lake Shore Drive, Budd Lake, NJ 07828 Box
Office (973) 691-2100 - Main (973) 691-4900 - School & Group
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