Indoor play place for toddlers! Play Your Way is an indoor play and party center in Riverdale, NJ for children ages 0-6. Designed to provide unstructured playtime and activities in a clean, safe and family friendly environment, the center is not restricted by individual classes or sessions, which is convenient for parents and allows children to play and learn at their own pace. In addition to age-appropriate climbers, slides, sensory games and toys, our staff engages children with bubble play, parachute play, sing-a-longs, dance and other unscheduled activities during our all-day open play. Competitive party packages include all the extras and offer exclusive use of the center for your child's party. We welcome walk-ins, mom's groups, and pre-schools. Drop-off services are available. Membership offers unlimited monthly playtime plus special events at no extra cost including seasonal parties, story-time and movie nights. Visit our website for additional information, upcoming events and pricing. Gift Certificates available.
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Northern & Central NJ
Kidz Village 131 South 31st Street, Kenilworth, NJ
507 King Georges Rd, Woodbridge, NJ 908-445-7220 (Kenilworth) & 732-826-8577 (Woodbridge)
Designed for children under 10! Kidz Village is an enchanting indoor play center designed for children 10 years and under and adults are always free. Filled with pretend businesses where children pretend to work and play, a huge multi-level indoor playground, ball-launching castle, arcade and restaurant. Children are learning in our edu-tainment rooms (diner, supermarket, beauty salon, tool shop, ect.) while they have fun. We offer open play all day every day, 7 days a week.
In addition, Kidz Village throws very special birthday parties in private party rooms that are filled with interactive activities and are personalized for each birthday child. Kidz Village can host small and very large school/organization groups. Socks are required to play. No outside food or beverage. Call 908-445-7220 (Kenilworth) or 732-826-8577 (Woodbridge), visit our website or see our full page listing!
18,000 square feet of fun for kids ages 10 and under!
Open jump available daily! Looking for something fun to do indoors with your kids? Look no further, your children will have a blast jumping and bouncing with on our GIGANTIC inflatables, Trampoline Basketball and fun bounce houses with over 13,000 indoor square feet! Click here to Tour our rides! Climate controlled so you don't need to worry about the weather. We will be offering PRIVATE PLAY DATE PARTIES! Centrally located in Northern NJ, 1 mile from Willbrook Mall. This year why not give your child the PRIVATE Party they will never forget! If you are not sure of booking your child's PRIVATE party please come to one of our popular Open Jumps and see what your kids think. We will do all of the set up and clean up, you and your child just can enjoy themselves and jump and bounce with their friends! Custom cakes are also available to make the party a hit! We also offer many choices for food for adults to enjoy. Free full color invitations included with each party. Your child and their friends will have such a great time you will look like a hero!
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Rides, attractions and games for toddlers! Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach, NJ features white sandy beaches, games, rides, delicious food, even an Aquarium teaming with Sharks, Penguins, Seals, Monkeys and lots more interesting creatures. It’s everything you expect from a world famous Jersey Shore Boardwalk and more! Whether you are visiting for the day or making it your getaway, every member of your family will find excitement. Featuring free weekly events and year round festivals, it’s never an ordinary day at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk!
Fun for All Ages - OPEN YEAR ROUND! Sahara Sam's Oasis is located in West Berlin, New Jersey. It is a family owned and family focused indoor and outdoor water park, arcade, and all around entertainment destination. Their innovative design provides year-round water park attractions inside and out. Out of the nearly 70,000 square feet of indoor fun, 80% is contained under a retractable roof system providing a weather proof experience. Most recently the water park opened a 2-acre outdoor expansion replicating the thrills of ocean side entertainment – The Beach Club in addition to a new dining court facility and private birthday party rooms. Attractions aside, Sahara Sam’s is recognized for exceptional service in a clean, safe, and fun atmosphere. Additionally, Sahara Sam’s is the principal financial backer for SAMBULANCE Safety Squad a 501(c)3 nonprofit education program. It’s Always 84 and Sunny at Sahara Sam’s!
Karate classes for kids! ATA Martial Arts of Flemington provides quality martial arts training in a safe and friendly environment. We offer many exciting classes to fit your family’s schedule. Come be a part of our ATA Martial Arts of Flemington family and see what the hype is all about! We offer Taekwondo, Karate, Kickboxing, Zumba, Krav Maga, Tumble Time (ages 1-3), Xtreme Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts, birthday parties and tournaments.
At ATA Martial Arts, we are not interested in just teaching self-defense, we are interested in the complete personal development of each student. Individual attention is a feature of each and every class, allowing all students to progress quickly and confidently toward their personal goals. Our instructors take their responsibility seriously as role models for younger students, teaching them the importance of strong character, leadership and good values.
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Best aquarium for toddlers in NJ! Jenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love our exotic exhibits such as Atlantic sharks, Pacific sharks, coral reefs, penguins, seals and more. The penguins’ new home that allows an eye to eye look so incredible you’ll feel like one of the waddle! Take the kids to the touch tank for a hands on experience with live animals ranging from a sea star to a sting ray. The aquarium is open all year for your convenience, closing only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. If you would like information on the aquarium, educational workshops, our Outreach Program, birthday parties or rentals, please call (732) 899-1212.
2 Amusement parks, 1 location! Seaside Heights, NJ is waiting for you this summer! Don’t miss a visit to Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark in the heart of the Jersey Shore. It’s two great parks in one convenient location in the center of town. Casino Pier, on the legendary boardwalk, features many thrilling new rides as well as the classic rides perfect for all ages. Plus the mouthwatering fare at the Pier Grill, food stands and the fun of the boardwalk games and huge arcade. Just across the street, is Breakwater Beach Waterpark. Let the little ones splash away in the safe, soft clean toddler area while the bigger kids take on the thrill slides. Check out the website for outstanding Family Value Packs and Midnight Madness specials!
Personal play area designed for toddlers OMG MYO Pizza is a new restaurant concept that lets the customers choose how they want their own pizza pie. Crust options include regular pizza crust, pita or flat bread. Sauce options include alfredo, BBQ or tomato sauce. Choose from various types of cheeses, meets or vegetables. You put it together and we'll bake it for you! Combine your artistic creativity and your taste buds for limitless tasty and fun creations. We also have a great comfort food menu with Philly cheesesteak, cheeseburgers, fries, chicken strips, nuggets, wraps, mozzarella sticks, etc. We also have make-your-own fresh fruit smoothies which let the customers pick fruits, ice cream and flavors to mix their own ice cold smoothies. For dessert we have make your own cupcakes. Kids put on frosting, decorators, candies and sixlets to create their own ultimate cupcakes. Make your own ice cream is another dessert option that includes unlimited toppings, hot fudge, caramel, whip cream, cherries and various candies, gummies and sprinkles.
Besides the good foods, kids get to have fun at our Lego corner and OMG DEFCON1 video game room where they can play multi-player Minecraft, COD, Titanfall, Planet vs Zombies and much more. While kids play parents get to relax!
Open play for toddlers Tuesday through Friday The Bounce Factory is the perfect place for toddlers to play to their hearts content, in one or two rooms of giant inflatables. We take full responsibility for exhausting your little ones, ages five and under. Open toddler bounce is available most Tuesday-Friday mornings from 10:30am-12:30pm. Click here to see our live open play calendar for the month. If you prefer, you may organize a private play group or private outing for your mom’s and dad’s clubs. In addition to our open play times, we also host special holiday events with appearances from Santa and the Easter Bunny. Reservations are needed in advance to ensure your spot.
For the adults who wish to stay, they can relax in our very large lobby which offers free wifi, comfy couches, televisions and high top tables. You can order pizza and drinks for everyone. Our vending machines are filled with healthy snack choices. We do not offer arcade games due to the additional cost to parents. When the kids come to the Bounce Factory, they are here to BOUNCE till they drop. Our attentive staff assures a safe and super fun time.
Always more new things to see and do! Open 365 days a year, Adventure Aquarium continues to offer new opportunities for families to explore, discover and play. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a returning guest, you can count on new hands-on activities, new animals and exhibits and new moments of magic. Check out KidZone, an enchanting playground “under the sea,” and experience seven different touch exhibits to get up close and personal with sharks, stingrays and more. Adventure Aquarium is the only aquarium in the world where you can see hippos on exhibit, and the only aquarium in the country to feature a great hammerhead – among the largest and rarest of sharks! Add two million gallons of fun, a 40-foot suspended Shark Tunnel, a 4D Theater, free live shows and up-close animal experiences daily, and it’s clear to see why a trip to Adventure Aquarium promises to deliver family memories that will last a lifetime.
Conveniently located minutes from Philadelphia, on the Camden Waterfront
Educational toddler attraction in NJ! The Camden Children's Garden is designed for children and families. It is a special place to explore and discover the natural world. The four-acre garden provides horticultural experiences for creative and imaginative play.
Several features of the garden include the Philadelphia Eagles Four Seasons Butterfly House, Garden Carousel, Arrow River Train, Dinosaur Garden, Storybook Gardens, Picnic Garden and many more. The garden is open April through December Friday, Saturday and Sunday and July and August Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It is closed January through March.
Rides, games and attractions for toddlers! The goal at Blackbeard's Cave is to put a smile on your face, whether you are 1 or 101. This is accomplished with games that are both fun and challenging, a 20-hole miniature golf course, a go-kart track complete with bridges and tunnels, exciting bumper boats, along with our batting cages where you can start with slow pitch and moving up to 92mph and the Battle Tank Tags where players can ride as gunners or drivers in our special battlefield. There are plenty of fun things to do for children of all ages at at Blackbeard's Cave. Blackbeard's Cave is also known for thier fun-filled, affordable birthday party packages.
Great museum for toddlers! The New Jersey Children's Museum is designed for toddlers and preschool aged children. Toddlers and preschoolers love the interactive, hands-on exhibits. The museum features over a dozen exhibits including a real fire truck, a real helicopter, cool fossil/dinosaur cave, play ballet studio, kids' medieval castle, a TV studio, a post office and much more. Children, under the supervision of parents, are encouraged to run around and let their imagination take over!
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Insect museum for toddlers! Insectropolis is a fun and unique insect learning center that dazzles visitors of all ages. There is plenty to see and do here! Our creative displays entertain guests as they learn about these fascinating creatures. View thousands of beautiful and bizarre exotic insects from all over the world. Play bug games on our touch-screen computers. Pretend you are a termite as you crawl through our mud tube. Watch ants forage for food and build tunnels in our live ant nest. Safely get up close to our observation hive and see our busy bees. Or spy on our many other live insects. Of course, your visit is not complete unless you touch a bug! Touch a live tarantula, scorpion, millipede, and a hissing cockroach before you leave. Whether you are a bug enthusiast or just a curious visitor, Insectropolis has over a dozen exhibit areas that are sure to educate and entertain.
Please call 732-349-7090 or visit http://www.insectropolis.com/ for more information.
One of the most unique toddler attractions in NJ!
Southern Shore Region NJ
Storybook Land 6415 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 609-646-0103
20 acres of family fun! For over 50 years, since its founding in 1955, Storybook Land has been keeping the spirit of childhood alive in an entertaining and educational atmosphere. At Storybook Land, our emphasis is on fun for the entire family … with special attention given to its youngest members. If this is your child’s – or grandchild’s – first visit to an amusement park, you can be certain that it will be a very positive experience. The timelessness of childhood will ring true as your family literally walks through its all-time favorite stories and nursery rhymes in a remarkably clean and enjoyable park setting.
Winner of Governor's Tourism Award! The Land of Make Believe is New Jersey's premier family water park and amusement park for toddlers. For 57 years, the Land of Make Believe has been entertaining families from the tri-state area. Family favorites include our million dollar Action River Ride, the Brand New Ferris Wheel, a Roller Coaster, Buccaneer Pirate & Wading Pool, Tilt-A-Whirl, Civil War Locomotive, Hayride, Old McDonald's Farm, Middle-Earth Theater, "Black Hole" #1 Rated Waterslide, Grand Carousel, Sidewinder, Pirates Fort, Pirates Cannonball, Pirate's Plunge, Jump Around Frog, Free Fallin' and much more.
As New Jersey's Premiere Family Amusement & Waterpark, the Land of Make Believe features safe and wholesome recreation, entertainment and activities for families like yours. You'll find exciting rides, shows, attractions, games, waterpark, and picnic area on over 30 acres. The Land of Make Believe and Pirate's Cove has been designed exclusively for an action-packed day of special family fun for parents and their children.
Museum, aquarium and zoo! We love kids! LSC is on NJ and national "Best Of" lists. Why? It's a top-quality museum, zoo, and aquarium all wrapped into one. Discover live animals in 3 galleries, huge aquaria full of fish and other aquatic life, science shows all day, real lab experiences, and films in the nation's largest IMAX Dome Theater. Our youngest guests ages 2-5 have a gallery just for them with exhibits and free programs, while older kids can find adventure in eight major exhibit galleries, the outdoor Wildlife Challenge obstacle course (seasonal), and our #1 experience -- the Touch Tunnel maze! Check LSC.org for traveling exhibits and films. We even offers days designed just for "special needs" students. LSC is conveniently located in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, near the Statue of Liberty and has easy parking, a full-service café and a large "science-to-go" store.
Fun for the whole family!
LittleSPORT 121 E. Kings Highway, Unit 204, Maple Shade, NJ 856-234-6445
Built for the youngest athletes! Open daily, LittleSPORT is a creative learning & play center specializing in classes, parties and play for ACTIVE fun!
Our “world’s youngest athletes,” children 6 months to 6 years, participate in our SPORTBaby, SPORTKid, or Champions (Children with Autism) classes held in “Toot’s” private training room. Our unique classes encourage learning, sharing & having fun with peers. Don’t forget about our morning Enrichment Program, Pre-K & K Classes.
Our private birthday bashes are the best! The most convenient, fun, customized bashes around. Our huge 4,000 sq. ft. open arena features an ABC track, soft block area & climbing wall, multi-sport net cages, Tina’s Tot’s Cove & so much more for hours of engaging play. We offer walk in rates, as well as family emmberships, family fun days, drop n’ play and parent’s night out. Giving parents peace of mind in a clean, safe and secure environment.
LittleSPORT develops healthy, joyful, respectful children…one play at a time!
Over 500 animals! If you've never been to Space Farms Zoo and Museum, it's certainly worth a visit! There are more than 500 animals (100 different species) including lions, tigers, kangaroos, snakes, monkeys and bear at Space Farms and the awesome educational museum is filled with more than 50,000 artifacts of early American history. Unlike a big city zoo, see each of the animals up close! Special activities include snake handling (on weekends beginning in May) and baby animal nursery feedings, a large playground, and discussion groups.
Hours of Operation: Open Daily 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday Space Farms Zoo is open until 6 p.m. with last entrance at 5 p.m.
Admission Prices: Adults (13-64) $15.00 plus tax. Children (3-12) $10.50 plus tax. Seniors (65+) $14.00 plus tax. Kids under 3 admitted free*.
Group rates and season passes available.
*Not applicable with group rates.
Seasonal themed train rides! Take a trip along the Delaware River in New Jersey's only operating steam locomotive! Children of all ages will love the beautiful scenery and the uniqueness of every train the Delaware River Railroad Excursion features. Choose from 7 different train trips, each great for kids of all ages! Choose either the Easter Bunny Train Ride, the Corn Maze Train, the Mine Train, The Great Pumpkin Train, The Warren County Winery Train, A Day Out With Thomas or The Polar Express. Each ride is not only fun and interactive but a great learning experience for children and adults.
Fun sports programs for toddlers US Sports Institute play places in central NJ for kids The #1 name for sports camps and programs in NJ! US Sport Institute provides sports camp options for children aged 2 to 18 at over 500 NJ locations. No matter where you live or what you schedule is, we have you covered for we have you covered winter, spring, summer and fall!
Regardless of the camp or class selected, you can be certain that each child will grow in an atmosphere that promotes integrity, self-esteem, positive values and good sportsmanship. At the US Sports Institute, staff are dedicated to delivering quality camps and classes where your child will not only have fun, but also learn that: "character really counts!"
Visit is online at www.UssportsInstitute.com or call 1-800-345-2255 and find the perfect sports camp or program for your child!
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Large variety of bounce houses! The Jumping Jungle is a family owned, clean and eco-friendly indoor play area, with a variety of inflatables and arcade games. With all sorts of cool bounce houses, sports, games, and slides including an 18 foot slide; kids will never get tired of playing at The Jumping Jungle. Jumping Jungle was voted central Jersey's best family recreation facility and best place for kid's birthday parties in NJ, four years in a row. We use earth friendly cleaning product to disinfect all the play equipment daily, and you won't find a cleaner indoor recreation center. Walk in open play is held at Jumping Jungle but the days and times vary so it is best to call or check the website for the schedule. At Jumping Jungle, parents are free and can join their kids on the rides, or relax in the viewing area, equipped with free Wi-Fi, magazines, TVs and vending. For more information visit our website and be sure to 'Like' us on Facebook!
Voted best attraction in Middlesex County for toddlers!
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Things to do with Toddlers in NJ
Sometimes it's hard to find things to do with little kids in NJ, so we want to provide for you a list of resources to make your life easier. For even more fun things to do with little children, check out our guide to fun with kids in New Jersey.