November, the month with frequent school breaks is here!Â Well at least for NJ, NJEA convention 2011 is taking place this week, on Thursday Nov 10, and Friday Nov11.Â What to do?Â With a chance of showers according to the forecast, weâ€™ll be focusing on some indoor play spaces.
Check out the list below (organized by County) for some ideas on where to go and what to do… and feel free to add your own suggestions too!
Park n’ Play in Ramsey A brand new indoor play place has opened up in Ramsey!Â This week is their open house.Â It’s a 2,200 square foot center featuring a kitchen area, play houses, slides, basketball, dress up/costumes, train table, dolls and doll houses, tumbling mats, infant area and more!Open for families with children 0-6 years old and run by a group of volunteer moms.Â You can check it out all week from 9am to 5:30 pm.
Acorns Bookshop Â in Tenafly Â A beautiful children’s bookstore with the latest reads and an enchanting selection of toys and gifts.Â
This week they have story hour on Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 and Bingo on Friday at 4:30! Unfortunately we just learned Acorns has closed! 🙁
Jumpnasium in Fairfield * Open Jumps are 55 minutes in Stadium B followed by 55 minutes in stadium B; 204 Passaic Avenue, Fairfield, New Jersey 07004. Tel 973-808-1700.Â Thursday 11/10, 10:30am â€“ 12:20pm, and – 5:15pm – 7:05pm*Â Friday Â 11/11, – 10:30am-12:20pm* *RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!*
Monster MiniGolf in Fairfield This fun-filled indoor mini-golf attraction features lots of neon and glow in the dark, loud music and an arcade.Â The Fairfield location is opening early for NJEA convention days Thursday-11/10 Open: 12pm-9pm, Friday-11/11 Open: 12pm-10pm. They also haveÂ locations in Marlboro, Paramus or Union.
The Messy Artist in South OrangeÂ Pre-registration Required November 10th & 11th Mini- camps â€“ Drop-OffÂ at Kindergarten â€“ 3rd graders from 9:00-12:00, $45 for 1st day, $40 for 2nd day or 2nd child. Pizza lunch included. 3-5 years from 1:00-3:00, $40 for 1st day, $30 for 2nd day or second child.
Pump It Up in Secaucus.Â Check out our review for Pump It Up.Â On 11/10- Â 10:30AM – 12:00PM and 2:30PM – 4PM Pop In Playtime – Open JumpÂ 11/11- 12:30PM – 2:00PM and Â 4:30PM – 6:00PM Pop In Playtime – Open Jump
Imagine That!!! in Florham ParkÂ This favorite children’s museum (our review is linked here) is open both days from 10-5:30PM, check out their calendar and website for more details. Thursday 11/10 is PJ Day!
-11/11- Friday Open Play 10-6PM.
Kidnetic in Montville Click here for our review on the indoor playground at Kidnetic. For more info email: email@example.com-Â -11/10, Thursday- Kid-netic Camp (1-4PM); Myachi Mania (4:30-7:30PM) Reg. Open Play (9:30-7pm) 11/11, Friday- Drop&Shop (9:30-12:30); Kidnetic Camp (1-4pm); Open Play (9:30-5:30)
Looking for more indoor places to play? Check out our map of indoor play places.
Are you in South Jersey? Check out some of these recommendations from Jerseykids.netÂ
Want to share with the community another great place to go Nov. 10 or 11th this year?Â Comment below!!