Ward Off Boredom For Both You And Your Kids With This List Of Fun Family Indoor Activities
April showers bring May Flowers but gloomy weather can ruin even the best laid plans. From museums, indoor play places, crafting centers and more, there are so many ways to weather the storm. Ward off boredom for both you and your kids with this list of fun family indoor activities that let your little ones expend all that extra energy, but still circumvent the rainy weather.
- Get wet
on purpose at Sahara Sam’s Water Park
in West Berlin NJ. Enjoy 84 degree weather
all year round with numerous water attractions, slides, surfing simulators, the
world's tallest ropes course, and arcade attractions.
thousands of beautiful and bizarre exotic insects from all over the world at Insectropolis in Toms River NJ. Play bug games, pretend you are a termite as
you crawl through a mud tube, or if you are feeling brave touch a live
tarantula, scorpion, or a hissing cockroach.
- Take a
spin one of five full size vehicles at Imagine
That in Florham Park NJ, sit in the driver’s seat of an airplane, firetruck or
on a motorcycle. Climb aboard a pirate ship, pretend to be a doctor, and so
much more with over 16,000 square feet of space to explore.
great memories at iPlay America in
Freehold NJ with more than 200 video and skills games, Cosmic Battle: The Extreme
Laser Experience – a two-level laser tag arena, 4-D Movie Theater, indoor
boardwalk, concerts, and other events.
under the sea at the Adventure Aquarium
in Camden NJ. Get up close and
face-to-face with more than 8,500 aquatic species throughout two million
gallons of water. They are the only aquarium in the world with hippos on
exhibit and they are also home to the largest collection of sharks on the East
- See a fully
articulated mastodon skeleton, 2,400
year old mummy, and mineral exhibits featuring rare New Jersey minerals
at the Rutgers University Geology Museum in New Brunswick NJ.
- Just Bead Yourself in Westfield NJ is creative fun for the whole
family. They have walk in workshops to
create your own jewelry with no experience required.
- Whether your children love to explore science,
get down and dirty making arts and crafts, be the hero of their own story,
or bear the honor of wearing the chef’s coat for a day, the Garden State Discovery Center in
Cherry Hill NJ is the place to be!
- Kids Blvd
kid's gym and interactive playspace in Warren NJ offers kids a great place to play
and socialize in a fun, educational, and safe environment. Their gym features a
new and innovative play structure equipped with slides, tunnels, climbing
walls, and ziplines.
- Rizzo’s Wildlife World in Flanders NJ has over 100 animals to meet
and learn about including the 15 feet long and 11 years old, Butterscotch who
is a beautiful albino Burmese Python.
From chinchillas to lizards and toads there are so many new friends to
- Jump On In with locations in Boonton and Hasbrouck Heights NJ specializes in fun with
inflatable play structures as well as JumpShot Basketball, a
trampoline game that is as much fun for adults as it is for children.
- Head underground for a unique mine tour, see
fantastic displays of "glow-in-the-dark" fluorescent minerals, and
wander through exhibit halls packed with fossils, rocks, and lots of things
you've probably never seen before at the Sterling Hill Mine Museum located in Ogdensburg NJ.
- Get in
touch with your childhood and take the kids roller skating. The
Woodbridge Community Center in Woodbridge NJ is a 115,000 Square foot sports and
entertainment complex with Roller and Ice Skating Rinks, Skyline Mini-Golf, a
full Cafe and Skyline Pavilion.
- Create your own rainbow at Rainbow Art Glass in
Wall NJ. The Hot Spot studio teaches art
glass techniques at all different skill levels from beginner to advance. Whether
it is fusing, mold slumping, casting, bead making, photo-paper application, or
painting, there is sure to be a class for everyone.
out your putting skills at Monster Mini Golf. They are an exciting
indoor monster themed glow in the dark 18 hole miniature golf course that
offers a host of fun activities at every turn.
Locations in Eatontown, Edison, Fairfield, Marlboro, Paramus, and Union NJ.