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Birthday Parties

Language School

Parents Magazine named The Little Gym the #1 place to host children’s birthday parties. Your You can see the wonderful impact The Little Gym group will have thechild whole place yourselves can have on your when youtojoin us for an with games, music and fun activities created introductory experience. Call us or enroll onlinebirthday at! especially for your kid. Our trained instructors will lead all the fun and will handle Caldwell, Livingston, Montclair everything from setup to cleanup, which means you get to go home to a clean, quiet house when all the fun is done. It’s no surprise that many parents tell us an Awesome Birthday Bash is a big wish come true for them, too.

The Language Institute is a full service language school. Services include private, semi-private, small group instruction for adults, Saturday and weekday programs for children, as well as expert tutoring with certified teachers for middle school, high school and college students. In addition to the traditionally requested foreign languages, they also offer American Sign Language and translation services.

The Little Gym

The Language Institute

Caldwell • Livingston • Montclair

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Christopher Jones is specially trained in pediatric dentistry and has a fellowship in treating special needs children. He is a member of the American Dental Association, NJ Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. His office environment is entertainment themed. Bronze medal winner for the 2013 Best of Essex Readers’ Choice Awards; New Jersey Family’s Favorite Kids’ Docs™ 2010, 2012, 2013.

Dr. Christopher Jones Specialty #5396 1129 Bloomfield Ave, West Caldwell 973-575-8330


Rainbow Academy focuses on fulfilling the needs of working parents while providing quality education and care to their children. Their comprehensive early education programs focus entirely on the needs of the individual child with stimulating, hands-on learning activities and lots of positive reinforcement. Infant through Kindergarten age children experience a nurturing “home-awayfrom-home” atmosphere utilizing Seedlings Early Childhood Education Programs®; a New Jersey state-approved early learning program.

Rainbow Academy

1104 Bloomfield Ave, West Caldwell 973-882-1111 •

175 Fairfield Ave., Suite 2C, W. Caldwell 973-228-1843 •

Pediatric Dentist

Sparkles Dentistry for Children finds ways to make your children as comfortable as possible in a relaxed, fun environment. They offer digital x-rays, laser diagnostics, and other innovative methods in dental care for kids. Dr. Mathias has received extensive training in hospital dentistry, anesthesia, sedation, child growth and development, orthodontics, and treatment of children with special needs. She is a strong believer in prevention and makes every effort to educate parents and children.

Sparkles Dentistry for Children Natasha Mathias, DMD

76 Bellevue Ave, Montclair 973-744-3127 •

Private School

An independent school specializing in educating students with learning disabilities. The objective of the Craig School is to provide a strategy-based college prep school experience that acknowledges learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and adhd, which builds on aptitudes and strengthens self-awareness. We help our parents assess and understand learning disabilities and provide an internal support network.

Language School

Since 1973 the internationally-recognized LWFC has offered stimulating language lessons for babies, toddlers and elementary grades. Original music, vocabulary-building songs, language immersion, festive visual aids, action games and native-fluent language teachers are why the LWFC is the country’s leader in children’s language educational play.

Language Workshop for Children Montclair • Madison Ridgewood • Jersey City 800-731-0830

This year, why not give your child a funfilled birthday party they’ll never forget! Jumpnasium handles it all so you can relax and enjoy your own party. Their facility is bright, clean and safe, and their staff is trained and enthusiastic. Jumpnasium features large moon bounce inflatables, giant slides, inflatable climbers, bouncers, obstacle courses, interactive games, toddler activities and more. Come see why we were voted #1.


204 Passaic Avenue, Fairfield 973-808-1700 •



Kiddie Academy of West Caldwell is a leading provider of education-based child care programs, summer camp and more! In addition to serving children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old from 6:30am-6:30pm, Kiddie Academy of West Caldwell offers hot meals, drinks and snacks served family style throughout the day, webcams included for parent viewing, and a large fully-equipped indoor and outdoor playground.

Kiddie Academy of West Caldwell 810 Passaic Avenue, West Caldwell 973-227-4382

Private School

MMO Programs is a non-sectarian, child care and nursery school program that operates in the First Congregational Church in Montclair. It is unique in that it offers extended hours of care (7:30am to 6:30pm) and maintains a rich, engaging preschool curriculum. The low adult to child ratio and professional experienced staff offer individual attention for each child centered around play based learning.

MMO Programs

40 South Fullerton, Montclair 973-744-6521


OPEN HOUSES: Lower/Middle School—Oct 14, Nov 4 & Dec 9, 10:15-11:30am; High School— Sept 17, Oct 22, Nov 12 & Dec 10, 8:30am

The Winston School of Short Hills recognizes difference and enables success for students with language-based disabilities. The goal of Winston is to help students meet with confidence the academic and social challenges of life. Students build a tool box of strategies for independent learning in their “life after Winston.”

The Craig School

The Winston School

Lower/Middle: 10 Tower Hill Road, Mt Lakes, NJ High School: 310 Lathrop Avenue, Boonton, NJ 973-334-1295 •


30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ • 973-379-4114 e-mail:

Fairleigh Dickinson Motorcycle Safety Education program offers Basic, Intermediate, Experienced and Advanced RiderCourses for 17 year-olds and up. Take a Private Lesson on your vehicle or ours. No permit, just a driver’s license. We provide motorcycles, helmets and our Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) certified RiderCoaches.

FDU Motorcycle Safety Program 201-692-6500

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