frog leapLeapin' lizards!! Is it your child's first Leap Day? Is it her second or third? Since this extra day only comes once every four years, she only has a  handful of Leap Days to be a kid. So encourage her to get silly, leap like a frog, decorate froggy cupcakes, and have a blast at one of these NJ events!

Wetland Habitats

Trailside Nature and Science Center
Mountainside, NJ
Saturday, February 25

Investigate Trailside’s state-of-the-art exhibits to learn all about vernal pools, rivers, lakes, and ponds.  Discover some of the animals that live in these important areas and meet live turtles from Trailside’s reptile collection.

Family Fun Night

The Silver Diner
Cherry Hill, NJ
Tuesday, February 28

Every Tuesday the Silver Diner hosts Family Fun Night, each night with a different theme, featuring entertainment, contests, games, activities, and more. On the 28th, the theme is "Leaping Lizards and Frogs." Learn about these amazing creatures, play fun games, and leap for prizes.

Let's Leap

Environmental Education Center
Basking Ridge, NJ
Tuesday, February 28

Join a Naturalist one day early and spend the afternoon learning about a wide variety of animals in search of ones who can leap.

Leap Day Party

Uptown Playaround
Kendall Park, NJ
Wednesday, February 29

Leap Year only happens once every four years, so Uptown is celebrating with a day of fun starting with a relay race for prizes. Kids create "Leapy" frog food-art made from cookies. Guests also enjoy games, prizes, crafts, pizza, dessert, and surprise visits.

Leaping into Leap Day

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
Madison, NJ
Wednesday, February 29

The museum wants to celebrate! Children are invited to leap over for an afternoon of Leap Year-themed activities and crafts they won’t want to miss.