Toy Fair 2017: Brain Boosting Toys that Inspire a Love of Reading

TFNY 2017: Brain Boosting Toys that Inspire a Love of Reading

Reading stories to our children every night is a ritual for the writers of Mommy University. We curl up with the board book, classic literature or a book from one of our many book lists to encourage a love of reading. However, as parents and educators we also recognize that inspiring little ones to love … [Read more…]

Hop Into Learning at Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

We are so unbelievably excited and honored to partner with the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Mommy University was provided a membership in exchange for sharing with our readers all the amazing Academy adventures for the entire year including brain boosting exhibits, events and programs. I hope you will follow us along this incredible … [Read more…]

Fun Ways to Celebrate Dr. Suess’ Birthday

Fun Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday

Did you know that March 2 is Dr. Seuss’ birthday? To celebrate this iconic writer, a reading awareness program is implemented in schools across the country called Read Across America. Although Read Across America Day falls on March 2, many schools, libraries and other locations celebrate all week long. Some places offer fun story times … [Read more…]

Learn About the World with the Puzzle Globe from Learning Resources

Puzzle Globe from Learning Resources

My children have always been fascinated by the world. We love to travel so they are always asking where places are in our country and the world. The new Puzzle Globe from Learning Resources offers fun ways for kids to learn about geography and different cultures while building important developmental skills. We found some exciting … [Read more…]

Amazing Places to Play Indoors in NJ

Amazing Places to Play Indoors in NJ

Whether it’s too hot, too cold, too rainy or too snowy, there are many reasons to stay indoors and play. Sometimes, however, staying home can become overwhelming for kids and parents. There isn’t enough room to run around, the house gets destroyed and, let’s face it, how many crafts and board games can you really … [Read more…]

Learn the Alphabet: Winter Edition

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It is never too early to start exposing your kids to letters and words. Although letter recognition is not a focus until preschool and kindergarten, it is important to introduce letters to your kids as early as possible. This starts by reading to your kids every night beginning from birth! Aside from reading each night, … [Read more…]