Cheap and FREE Activities For Kids in New Jersey

Posted on: June 22nd, 2014 by and

 

New Jersey has so many free activities for kids, take a look at one of these blog posts for more information on free things you can do with your kids in New Jersey.

 

Year Round Free Activities for Kids in New Jersey

 

Cheap & FREE Activities For Kids in New Jersey

 

Free Library Events for Kids in New Jersey

Libraries are so much more than books and quiet spaces these days. Lego clubs, video game tournaments, story times and more happen at libraries across the state. Expand your mind and have fun while learning something new at these free New Jersey activities for kids! Click over to read more about Free Library Events for Kids in New Jersey

New Jersey Library Events cropped

 

Free Bowling for Kids in New Jersey

Rolling that ball down the alley is a longtime favorite of little and big kids. Rediscover the fun you can have with a family bowling day! While mostly a free summer activity for kids we have listed the free bowling for kids here because many bowling alleys offer the free bowling May through October. Click over to read more about Free Bowling for Kids in New Jersey.

25 places in New Jersey where kids can bowl free (1)

 

Free Movies for Kids in New Jersey

Sure you can watch a movie at home but it can be so much more enjoyable with friends. Free movies can be found at libraries, parks, community centers and more. Click over to read more about Free Movies for Kids in New Jersey.

 

 

New Jersey Free Movies for Families

 

New Jersey Free Activities for Kids to Make & Take Projects

 

Free Monthly Lego Mini Builds at Lego Stores

Registration required. Take home a unique Lego structure! Click over to read more about Free Monthly Lego Mini Builds at Lego Stores.

 

Free Monthly Kids Home Depot Workshops

Kids get to build and paint a wooden masterpiece! Projects are seasonally themed. Click over to see the upcoming schedule of Free Monthly Kids Home Depot Workshops.

Home Depot Paint

Have the kids dress for mess! Home Depot Kids Workshops can involve painting.

 

Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Center

Weekly crafts at Lakeshore Learning Center are easy for little ones! Click over to see the upcoming schedule of Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Center.

 

 

Summer Free Activities for Kids in New Jersey

Jenkinson’s Free Summer Events for Kids

Head to the boardwalk for a variety of FREE fun – magic shows, concerts, movies and fireworks! All at the beautiful beach of Point Pleasant. Click over to read more about Jenkinson’s Free Summer Events for Kids.

Jenkinson's Free Summer Events for Kids

 

Free Disney Store Events in New Jersey

Sure you can shop at the Disney Store but you can also play! In addition to special events, the stores have a play area with coloring and interactive games that are perfect for a shopping break. Click over to read more about Free Disney Store Events in New Jersey.

 

Free Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp

A trip to Bass Pro Shops can be like a trip to an amusement park, library, and aquarium all in one! When there’s a special event like Summer Camp the fun is multiplied. Click over to read more about Free Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp  (2018 details coming soon)

 

Free Concerts in New Jersey (new link coming soon)

When summer comes, it’s outdoor music time! Parks and beaches across the state host so many concerts you could be at one every night. But the music doesn’t stop when the weather turns colder, so check out our link for year round FREE concerts of all musical varieties!

Free concerts in New Jersey

 

Year Round Cheap Activities for Kids in New Jersey

Michael’s

Michael’s Kids Club is offered every Saturday at 10 AM for a $2/child fee. Projects are often seasonal and always fun! Different projects for different age groups ensure minimal frustration and maximum enjoyment. Find out more here.

 

Summer Cheap Activities for Kids in New Jersey

A.C. Moore

A.C. Moore offers a weekly Wednesday craft project for a small fee. Details for Summer 2018 coming soon!

 

Almost Free Roller Skating for Kids in New Jersey

Skill preferred, but not required! Strap on those skates and show your kids what you’ve got as you dance, swerve and hopefully not fall to the tunes at your local rink. Bonus – it can be quite a workout! Click over to read more about Almost Free Roller Skating for Kids in New Jersey.

Roller skating

 

Free New Jersey Events & Free Family Attractions in New Jersey

Free Places to Visit in NJ

Please comment below if you have anything we should add to this listing of FREE Activities For Kids in New Jersey and be sure to pin this for later.

 

 

Cheap & FREE Activities For Kids in New Jersey

Posted in: All, Things to do in New Jersey

Jennifer Auer is the hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! Did you know that boys behave better when they are out exploring? As her boys transition from tweens to teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally. She has been a Jersey Girl for 20+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 8+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 10 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

83 thoughts on “Cheap and FREE Activities For Kids in New Jersey

  1. Venkat says:

    Hi,
    I would liked to be sign off this letter,Please add me to know the free activities for kids going around in NJ.

    Thanks,
    Venkat.

  2. Donna H. says:

    Love this site! Please add to your list. I have a 3 year old son on the spectrum who loves the outdoors and aquariums and a 20 year old daughter who loves history.

  3. Sana says:

    Hello,

    Please add me to your daily/weekly newsletter. I am a mother of two very active girls and always need some activity to keep them occupied. Thanks!

  4. Maria says:

    I would like to receive the newsletter! Thanks!

  5. George Gouker says:

    Please add me to your list. I take care of my seven year old that is on the spectrum. My wife and I are ALWAYS looking for things to do with her that she will enjoy and also learn from. She really enjoys science and using her imagination! Thanks!

    Poppopgouker

  6. Judith says:

    I would appreciate if you could add me to your mailing list. This information is wonderful!

    • Brandi Jordan says:

      Thanks so much, Judith! Of course! We’ve added you to the list! ~Brandi for JerseyFamilyFun.com

  7. Karen Edwards says:

    I would like free toddlers events in union Essex county

  8. Kim says:

    please add me!

  9. Jenniffer says:

    Hi, I’m a full time babysitter of 3 active boys and would love to know about activities in the Union county. Thanks!!

  10. Mangani says:

    Hi , can you please add me to receive new letters.

  11. Betty Carlisle says:

    Hello,
    May I be added to receive newsletter for email?

  12. nancy flynn says:

    I would love to be added to the newsletter please!

  13. Jessica says:

    Hi please add me to your mailing list.

    • Jennifer A. says:

      Thank you Jessica. We just added you to our daily statewide newsletter. You can change to weekly or regional editions at any time if the daily statewide is more than you need. Thanks again, Jenn

  14. Laura says:

    Hi – interested in your newsletter for free activities for toddlers in Monmouth county . Thanks!

  15. Jessica says:

    Hi, we have two active boys – 2 and 7 years old. We’re always looking for activities to keep them busy. Can you please add us to your daily newsletter of activities? Thanks! – Jessica

    • Jennifer A. says:

      Hi Jessica, It looks like you subscribed successfully. Thank you. If you have any problems getting the newsletter please let us know. – Jenn

  16. Uma says:

    Please add me to your email list ,I am a mother of two boys 9 and 4 with ADHD and Tics symdrome….different activities will help them both keeping busy as well as happy.
    Thanks in advance

  17. Dipali says:

    Hi,
    Please add me, I am interested in weekly news letter,
    TIA

  18. Tawana Henderson says:

    Good Afternoon,

    I have 2 busy boys. 3, and 4 years of age. I would like to be added to the list of free activities that are available.

  19. Busymom says:

    Hi Jennifer,

    Can you please add me to your weekly/daily
    newsletter ? I have a toddler of 2 year old and 7 year old with special needs. Would like to know free
    activities near Metuchen, wood bridge, Edison etc.
    TIA.

  20. Erykah N Erykah says:

    Please add me to your newsletter. I am a mentor of 7 kids ranging in ages 7-15. It would help me to receive the newsletter to plan events with them.

    • Jennifer A. says:

      Thank you. We have added you to our daily newsletter. You can change to a weekly or regional edition at any time, if your needs ever change. – Thank you. Jenn

  21. Prathyusha Kantipudi says:

    Hi

    Plz add me to the newsletter to know the free activities for kids going around in NJ.

    Thank you
    Pratyusha

  22. cristy jones says:

    A big thank you for the activities suggestion and perfect for my 3 year old.

  23. Tammy Palladino says:

    Email me please. This is awesome

  24. jane lopes says:

    i would love to receive free classes for my one year old boy in hudson county please

  25. jacqueline larson says:

    If still active can I be placed on the newsletter email
    List?

    • Jennifer A. says:

      Hi Jacqueline, Thank you for your interest. We added you to our daily newsletter. If it ever gets to be too much you can change to a weekly or county newsletter. Thank you for your support. – Jenn

  26. Jen L says:

    Would like to be emailed news letters please

    • Jennifer A. says:

      Jen, we’ve added you to our daily newsletter. You can change the frequency or type of newsletters you get at any time. Thank you – Jenn

  27. Tania T. says:

    Hi, I would love to be included on you newsletter emails. I have an 18 month old and would love some free activities he could enjoy.

  28. Lea tribbey says:

    I would like a newsletter also

    • Jennifer A. says:

      Thank you Lea for your interest. We have added you to our daily newsletter. You can change how often and which newsletters you get at any time by clicking on the option within our newsletters. – Jenn

  29. Phylicia says:

    Hi, i would love to be signed up aswell for the weekly newletter for free activies i am a mother of a 2 ,5 and 6 year old…could someone please reach out to me!
    Thank you

  30. Cecilia Liebowitz says:

    Id lije to know the free things in freehold / howell area please ty

  31. Yetzahyra Melendez says:

    would love the newsletters for my 4year old son to have things to do in the summer

  32. betsy l says:

    i would love to be on newaletter for activities for free… thanks

  33. Diana Malko says:

    Would love to be on newsletters for activities for free for my grandkids.

  34. Chi-Chi says:

    I would like information on free activities for 1-3yrs old. Thank You:)

  35. kris vanbramer says:

    Looking to do fun things with my grandson who is 4 now please email me

  36. Kristina says:

    I’m so oops interested in your new letter

  37. Aleigha Kusmanick says:

    Monika
    I would like to receive events mainly in the glous. Camden, and Burlington counties. My son is 3 1/2 if it’s possible to limit event to his age group.
    Thank you
    Aleigha

  38. Christine says:

    Hello
    I would like to be signed up for the newsletter.
    I have a 3 year old son who is autistic and Im looking for many activities that will keep him busy.

  39. Monika says:

    Hi
    I am interested in weekly newsletter for all events catered towards 2-3 year old kids.
    Can I get signed in for that?

    Thank u

    • Jennifer A. says:

      Monika, one of our team members will get back to you about which newsletter option is best for you. Thank you. – Jenn

  40. Dee Jones says:

    Would love to be put on your email list of free and fun activities for the kids! Thank you!

  41. E. Porter says:

    Hello, I’m a single mother of 2 young children and would love to be on your email list for free and fun family things. Please sign me up!

  42. Tom kimpland says:

    looking for fun kids stuff for April 3 2015

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