Posts in Places to Visit in New Jersey

Please Touch Museum: Railway Play Exhibit

April 4th, 2012

  Tuesday, March 27, 2012 marked the Grand Opening of the Railway Play Exhibit at the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia and Jersey Family Fun was there.     Emceed by puppet conductor, Pickles and his Please Touch Museum Friends, the kid-friendly Grand Opening Ceremony kicked off at 2:00 pm and culminated with a big…

Behind the Scenes at Krispy Kreme – What’s Cooking Wednesday

February 8th, 2012

  Last Saturday, we hosted another exciting Jersey Family Fun Day for our readers and fellow bloggers. Admission was free and was open to all of our readers. This time we went behind the scenes at Krispy Kreme in Collingswood, New Jersey to see how doughnuts were made and to make a few of our…

Jersey Family Fun Day at Krispy Kreme

January 13th, 2012

  We are so excited to be bringing you another Jersey Family Fun Day and this one is completely FREE.   Jersey Family Fun is hosting the next Family Fun Day on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Krispy Kreme in Collingswood, New Jersey.   THIS IS A SPECIAL EVENT FOR JERSEY FAMILY FUN READERS AND…

Jersey Family Fun Day in Trenton

January 6th, 2012

  Last Thursday, December 29, Jersey Family Fun readers and their families met with a dinosaur, saw a 3D holiday show, learned about New Jersey history, and passed a bill in Trenton. And it was all pretty much free.     It was our first Jersey Family Fun Day. We all know kids can get…

Turtle Back Zoo prairie dog exhibit photo credit jersey family fun

Turtle Back Zoo Review – Field Trip Friday

November 18th, 2011

Is it a park? Is it a zoo?   Step into the Turtle Back Zoo and you might not know you are at a zoo. At first glimpse, it’s a beautiful park. It’s only when you delve deeper that you see the beauty of the animals tucked into their habitats that you realize the Turtle…

dinosaur fossil New Jersey State Museum in Trenton NJ

New Jersey State Museum

July 28th, 2011

Jersey Family Fun reviews the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton, New Jersey.

Smith Train at Smith Kid's Play Place in Philadelphia

Smith, the Kids’ Play Place in the Park – The Great Outdoors

July 19th, 2011

  The first time I heard of Smith, the Kid’s Play Place in the Park, it was from my fellow bloggers from the Philadelphia Social Media Moms.  They were raving about how wonderful a place this was and how we should meet up for a playdate. Me in my nativity or maybe even ignorance was…

Popcorn Park Zoo, peacocks

Popcorn Park Zoo

June 28th, 2011

Last week, with just a few days left before my summer teaching schedule began, I wanted to get in a few field trips with my boys. (No worries we will be going on more but this week we had the most time for it.) As I presented them with a list of choices, they challenged…

Wetlands Osprey Nest at Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor NJ

The Wetlands Institute – The Great Outdoors

June 23rd, 2011

It only takes one look at this picture to know, my boys had a fabulous time at The Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, New Jersey.   With so much to touch, see, feed, and explore it was a great way to combine our love of the outdoors with an indoor/outdoor setting. Let me take you…