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Children’s Specialized Hospital Walk n’ Roll May 17, 2014

Children’s Specialized Hospital
Team Leaders Gather for Kickoff Event New Brunswick, NJ:  Children’s Specialized Hospital is proud to announce the 8th annual Walk n’ Roll on May 17, 2014 at Johnson Park - Violet Drive, in Piscataway, New Jersey. This event has welcomed thousands of supporters each year to enjoy a 1, 2.5 or 5 mile walk or roll around Johnson Park.  Immediately following the walk supporters will enjoy the free carnival where everyone can enjoy live mus.... read more

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Egg Hunts, Bunnies, And The Great Outdoors

Easter Egg Hunt
NJ Kids recognize that you are all busy families and On the Go! With Spring Break and Easter weekend upon us, we have put our lists together of our favorite activities in and around NJ. From Easter egg hunts and Bunny sightings to 5K runs and walks and outdoor festivals, you will find hundreds of ideas to entertain the kids. Drive over to Solberg Airport for a hot air balloon launch with the Easter bunny! Scramble among 10,000 hidden eggs at Al.... read more

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Children’s Books that Inspire Children Particular Children with Pediatric Cancer

Powerful Purpose
We must inspire our children to be creative…. Powerful Purpose Associates are currently working on a series of children’s books that will not only serve to inspire all children but will also focus on inspiring children with pediatric cancer. Purpee the Purple Dragon is the the main character in our new children’s book series. Purpee will serve to inspire kids around the world and allow children with pediatric cancer to live vicariously through .... read more

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Bullying Behavior at 5???

Written by Barbara Gilmour.  NJ Mom Squad Team. I’ve read several reports about bullying in children as young as five, in kindergarten. Some are saying 20% of children were bullying in kindergarten. Just this week, Good Morning America polled their audience with the question: “Have you heard about bullying in kindergarten?” A whopping 92% of viewers said, “YES!” What is the Impact of Bullying on Our Children? One study found that children.... read more

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NKDC Offers Children a Summer of Adventure and Nonstop Fun for the Special Needs of Children!

Neil Klatskin Day Camp
Tikvah @ Neil Klatskin Day Camp NKDC offers children a summer of adventure and nonstop fun! Enjoy the outdoors, learn new skills, make new friends and explore personal interests. Tikvah programming includes academic remediation, sports, Red Cross instructional and recreational swim, playground time, art, drama, music, Judaic programming, fun theme days, extended nights, trips and much more. Your camper will be sure to have an incredible summer t.... read more

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Summer Camp for Special Needs: NJPAC Peforming Arts Program

Second City from NJPAC
NJPAC is Offering a Improvisation Class/Summer Programs for Teens Diagnosed with Aspergers’ Syndrome and/or Autism The Second City and NJPAC are also proud to present From the Inside Out.  This groundbreaking program offers a class in improvisation for teens diagnosed with Aspergers’ Syndrome and/or Autism.  Classes will focus on ensemble and team building that will help with the exploration of different relationships and social cues.... read more

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Fun Kids Activities at the Lakewood Blueclaws' Double Header Game - April 24th!

Baseball Season is Here!  Go see a Baseball Game at Blueclaws!  LAKEWOOD, NJ - The BlueClaws and the Savannah Sand Gnats, SAL-affiliate of the New York Mets, will play a double-header at FirstEnergy Park on Friday, April 25th beginning at 5:05 pm. Post-game fireworks, presented by Philadelphia Water Ice, will follow the second game.   Both games will be seven innings and just one ticket is required for admission. If you alr.... read more

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Making the Case for Social Skills

Teenager Girl Rolling Her Eyes
Written by Barbara Gilmour, NJ Mom Squad Team. Manners and etiquette seemed to go out of fashion quite a few years ago. Our country is plagued with a lack of common courtesy, empathy and regard for others, and sometimes just plain rudeness. I’m sure you have all experienced “road rage” while driving, had a pleasant meal out ruined by screaming kids eating nearby, or watched an out of control parent embarrass their child at a sporting event that .... read more

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Challenging Outdoor Activities You Can Do With Your Family

Taking some time to get outdoors with your family has benefits that are obvious, but also some you are unlikely to predict. According to a study published in the Therapeutic Recreation Journal, doing challenging outdoor activities with your children will hone your parent-child communication skills. Instead of letting your kids zone out on Minecraft, take them outdoors to improve your familial relationships. Ride ATVs ATVs can get you out on c.... read more

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Spring Break Activities for Families at the Met Museum

Metropolitan Museum
In addition to the many exhibitions currently on view at the Met, here are some suggested activities for families visiting the Museum during the upcoming Spring Break week (April 12-20): Start with Art at the Met Sketch, explore, listen to stories, and discover the meaning of art! For families with children ages 3–7. Free with Museum admission.  Saturday, April 12, 11:00 a.m.-noon; Thursday, April 17, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Saturday,.... read more

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