5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ: 11/11 - 11/17


Since most of the kids are out of school on Thursday and Friday, here are a list of great camps or drop-in activities on those days.


Handbuilding @ Madison Mud

Thursday, November 10 and Friday, November 11

Drop by any time between 12 - 5 pm and create! $25 per person.


Art Adventures

Thursday, November 10

Classes run from 9 am and run up until 3 pm

An amazingly creative one time class featuring paint, paint & more paint! Perfect for siblings, friends, cousins - any child ages 2 - 9!

Limited space available. Reserve here

Healthy Italia - Kids Cooking Classes

Thursday & Friday, November 10 & 11


9:30 - 11:30 am - Ages 6-8 years old

12:30 - 2:30 pm - 9-12 years old

Kids will make bruschetta, pasta, trifles and more!

$65 for one day/ $110 for both days


Turtleback Zoo

Mini Camps

Thursday, November 10 & Friday, November 11

9 am - 4 pm

Each camp features science-based activities, crafts, projects, animal presentations, and investigations that feature Zoo Animals and support our mission of conservation and stewardship. Camps are for ages 5-10 and require advanced registration and payment.


Glassworks Studio

Thursday, November 10 & Friday, November 11

Classes run from 11 am - 5 pm


Learning Express Toys

Thursday, November 10 & Friday, November 11 from 2 - 4 pm

On Thursday, take and make a Plush Fun craft.

On Friday, try one of their new games in for the holidays and one winner of each game will win a game!


Family Fun!

Morris Museum

LENAPE FAMILY DAY Saturday, November 12, 11 am–4 pm

Long before New Jersey was known for its malls and highways, the state was inhabited by the Lenape Indians. John Kraft, the creator and director of Lenape Lifeways, will give presentations that focus on the culture of the Lenape Indians. Mr. Kraft uses authentic and recreated objects to teach about Lenape masks, clothing, musical instruments, and tools. Museum activities will also include:

Interactive storytelling of Native American legends “Wampum” beading Lenape inspired crafts Native games FREE FOR MEMBERS NONMEMBERS: $7/CHILD, $10/ADULT


Teddy Bear Picnic @ Museum of Early Trades and Crafts

Monday, November 14, 4 - 5 pm

Bring your teddy bear to the Teddy Bear Picnic and celebrate National Teddy Bear Day! Gather around the Museum Educator and listen to teddy bear stories. Take part in a fun teddy bear craft. Enjoy yummy teddy bear treats and an afternoon of teddy bear fun! For children ages 3-6. Registration for this event is REQUIRED!


Healthy Italia

Wednesday, November 16, 3:30 - 5 pm

Teen dessert workshop - Kids make tiramisu and more!

$55 per person