Useful Websites

Listed below are a series of websites..  They include local places to visit with your young child and organizations you may turn to enrich your understanding of appropriate  activities and learning experiences  for young children.  We do hope you will find these helpful resources! 

ACNJ
www.acnj.org
The Website for The Association for Children of New Jersey. This site has all current NJ State policy information written for understanding by the general public.  Parents rights

 American Museum of Natural History
www.amnh.org
Central Park West at 79th St.
New York, NY
212-769-5000

Child Advocacy
www.childadvocacy.org
This is the Website for The National Association for Child Advocacy. This site has all current federal policy information.

 Children's Museum of the Arts
www.cmany.org
182 Lafayette St.
New York, NY
(212) 941-9198 or (212) 274-0986

 Children's Museum of Manhattan
www.cmom.org
212 W. 83 St.
New York, NY
212-721-1223
City Splash - an outdoor water area.

 The Community Children's Museum
www.communitychildrensmuseum.org
77 E. Blackwell St.
Dover, NJ
(973) 366-9060
A new interactive arts museum serving toddlers and preschool children. Features a larger than life sized replica of VanGogh's Bedroom for children to enter.

Discovery House
www.discovery-house.com
152 Tics Lane
East Brunswick, NJ

Earth's Birthday Project
www.earthsbirthday.org
Earth's Birthday Project is a website filled with stories and activities about environmental education designed for children 4 through 12.

The Educational Information and Resource Center
www.eirc.org
The Educational Information and Resource Center is a unique resource for educators, community, parents and students.

Environmental Education Center
www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/eec/EEC.html
Basking Ridge, NJ
908-766-2489

Family Education Today
familyeducation.com
The site offers on-line quizzes, tips on communicating with teachers, weekend activities, advise on health, safety, and education issues.

Garden State Discovery Museum
www.discoverymuseum.com
16 N. Springdale Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ
856-424-1233

Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
www.morrisparks.org
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ
973-635-6629

Imagine That
www.imaginethatmuseum.com
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ
973-966-8000

The Jersey Explorer Children's Museum
http://www.jerseyexplorer.org
192 Dodd St.
East Orange, NJ
973-673-6900

Lenni Lenape Historical Society
www.lenape.org
Lenni Lenape Historical Society, a museum of Indian culture.

Liberty Science Center
www.lsc.org
251 Philip St., Jersey City, NJ
201-200-1000

Mister Roger's Neighborhood
www.misterrogers.org

Montclair Art Museum
Montclair, NJ
www.montclair-art.com.

Morris Museum
www.morrismuseum.org
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ
973-538-0454

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
www.rosenet.org/metc
Madison, NJ
973-377-2982

Music Together
www.musictogether.com
Music together is committed to helping families, caregivers, and early childhood professionals rediscover the pleasure and educational value of informal musical experiences.

 New Jersey Children's Museum
www.njcm.com
599 Industrial Ave.
Paramus, NJ
201-262-5151

NJMSC - New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium
www.njmsc.org
The Education Program at the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium, Sandy Hook Field Station

New Jersey State Aquarium
www.njaquarium.org
1 Riverside Dr., Camden, NJ 
856-365-3000

New Jersey Association for Gifted Kids
www.njagc.org

New Jersey Audubon Society
www.njaudubon.org
Fostering environmental awareness and a conservation
Click on centers and then Lorrimer Sanctuary.

New Jersey Center for Visual Arts
www.njcva.com
68 Elm St.
Summit, NJ
908-273-9121

New Jersey Professional Development Center for Early Care and Education
www.njpdc.org
Kean University, East Campus, Room 204,
Union N.J.

Newark Museum
www.newarkmuseum.org
49 Washington St., Newark, NJ
973-596-6550
Junior museum workshops, adult arts workshop, weekly drop-in programs for children and families, summer camps, and planetarium shows.

New York Botanical Garden
www.nybg.org
Bronx, New York
718-817-8724

Please Touch Museum
www.pleasetouchmuseum.org
210 North 21st St. (Corner of Race and 21st. St.)
Philadelphia, PA
215-963-0667

Safe Kids
www.safekids.org
The national Safe Kids Campaign is dedicated to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury.

Scholastic
www.scholastic.com

South Street Seaport Museum
www.seany.org
New York, NY
212-748-8600
Afternoon Arts Crew, exhibits, events, music, and Meet the Author series

Staten Island Children's Museum
914 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY
718-273-2060
Museum recently completed an expansion for more exhibit space and an outdoor water play area. The museum is located in the same facility as the Staten Island Botanical garden.

TRUCE
www.truceteachers.org
TRUCE members are worried about the many ways that the play of today's children is being undermined, especially by the toys that are heavily marketed to them through the media.

UNICEF
www.unicefusa.org
Unicef is an organization that helps children around the world. Learn more about the organization, shop for Christmas cards and enjoy activities designed for children.

Waterloo Village
www.waterloovillage.org
Stanhope, NJ
973-347-0900

Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center
www.yogiberramuseum.org
Montclair State University
Little Falls, NJ
973-655-2377

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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