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30 Things To Do This April

Posted by: NJ Kids Team - April 09, 2014

  1. Happy April’s Fool’s Day!   Play a cute prank on the kids! Ha Ha…they’ll love it!

    Happy Family in Park
  2. Plan your spring break excursion, family day trip or a getaway!  Look for NJ Kids Top family field trips under “field trips” guide in njkidsonline.com.  Whether you’re looking for a fun activity in your own backyard or looking to head off for a longer trip, we have ideas for you!
  3. Yes, Yes! Take out your GREEN THUMB!  April is here and your garden soil is warming up! April is the best time to plant most of your vegetable seeds after your last frost. Try beans, cabbage, carrots, cucumbers, herbs, lettuce, melons, tomatoes, peppers.
  4. Time to clean out those closets! Have everyone gather some items to donate to a charity.   Do it as a team!  You’ll get done quicker.
  5. Volunteer as a family: Pick up trash, help at a soup kitchen, organize a food drive, walk dogs at an animal shelter…whatever fits your family’s desires.
  6. How about a 5K Run with the kids?  Or a Bike Race?   You’ll find one near you!
  7. What about taking the kids to see a baseball game?  NJ Kids’ web contest giveaway next month include tickets to a baseball game.  Check back often online to register to win!
  8. Check out our online camp guide!  Click on the open house button. Visit, call and ask questions.  Then help your child make their own camp decision.  Only three months before summer.
  9. Plan your spring break excursion, family day trip or a getaway!  Look for NJ Kids Top family field trips under “field trips” guide in njkidsonline.com.  Whether you’re looking for a fun activity in your own backyard or looking to head off for a longer trip, we have ideas for you!
  10. Today is International Migratory Bird Day!  Get outside, learn about birds and celebrate their migration.  Find out about the bird programs at your nature center.
  11. Where are the Hiking Trails?…NJ Kids has a list!  Put on your hiking boots, and spend the day outdoors.   NJ has fabulous hiking trails.  It’s great exercise and it’s free!  Great opportunity to be close to nature.
  12. Spend an afternoon under a canopy of Cherry Blossoms with games, entertainment, paddle boats & more!  It’s amazing!  FREE Family Event at Branch Brook Park.  Hopefully you’ll catch the bloom before they are gone!
  13. Enjoy Palm Sunday!
  14. Declare a tech-free night. Bust out the board games and snacks.  Or get the family to work on a 1000 piece puzzle together.  It’s peaceful and at the same time, you can have long conversations.  Great family activity... sound boring? No! Try it.
  15. Passover and Tax Day too! 
  16. NJ has hundreds of public parks!  Go park hopping and enjoy.  Each has its unique features.  Plan a treasure hunt.
  17. Time to see the Zoo Animals!  Take your camera.  Visit our animal pages for more places to go.
  18. Happy Good Friday!
  19. How about a Liberty Cruise from NJ to the Ms. Liberty?  Departs every day!  The statue and Ellis Island are a must see!  You’re so close…get out of NJ.
  20. Happy Easter Sunday!
  21. Get those family pics off the camera or hard drive and into a Scrapbook! Print them, categorize them, hang them!  Let each family member create a page or two.   Or risk losing them!
  22. Plan your summer!  Only a couple of months from today.  Check out our family vacation pages.
  23. Join NJ Kids at our mommy and me event at the Monmouth Mall in Long Branch at 10:30am for free fun activities.
  24. Join NJ Kids at our mommy and me event at Bergen Town Center in Paramus at 10:30am for free fun activities.
  25. It’s Friday – Like our Facebook page and answer the question for a chance to win NJ Kids’ Freebie Friday Facebook contest!  Each Friday, you can be the lucky one.
  26. Celebrate Earth Day!  Many celebration throughout NJ.   Check out our Earth Day events on our calendars.
  27. How about a picnic among the thousands of daffodils in full bloom at the Reeves-Reed Arboretum (11-4)!  It’s Daffodil Day!
  28. Movie Night at home!  Log onto njkidsonline for the latest DVD or movie reviews.
  29. Go tour the museum and discovery centersLiberty Science Center is premiering Beyond Rubik's Cube, a multi-sensory experience celebrating the 40th anniversary of the world's bestselling puzzle toy.  Click on our museum pages for more museum activities.
  30. Time to clean out the garage and dust off the bike. Do it as a team! 
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Posted by: NJ Kids Team| April 09, 2014
Categories:  Fun Things To Do
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