Brain Boosting Earth Day Events in New Jersey

Brain Boosting Earth Day Events in NJ

Teaching our children how to respect nature and care for the environment can be challenging; however, throughout New Jersey there are amazing places to help make this task easier. From nature centers to gardens, these spaces empower children. Through camps, classes and independent strolls, we are constantly learning how to take care of the flora … [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…]

Dinosaurs Come to Life at Jurassic World at The Franklin Institute

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Mommy University is so excited to partner with The Franklin Institute to bring you on a prehistoric adventure through Jurassic World along with offering an amazing ticket giveaway. We are all about dinosaurs in my house. From toys to games to books, you name it, we have it. We also watch Jurassic Park or Jurassic … [Read more…]

Christmas Celebration at Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium Christmas Celebration

Santa swims with the sharks… Holiday celebrations in the state of New Jersey are diverse! Holiday trains, choreographed holiday light displays, or the story time at the zoo, there are so many different options including the Annual Christmas Celebration at Adventure Aquarium. Located in Camden, this space is 200,000 square feet making it perfect for … [Read more…]

12 Days of Science Launches at Liberty Science Center

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2016 Builds Opportunities for Learning Through Play Any opportunity I have to visit Liberty Science Center (LSC) with my family is embraced because I know that behind every corner is another opportunity to learn through play. It is an absolute must do experience for families in New Jersey as well as during any of the … [Read more…]

Amazing Maple Sugaring Events in New Jersey

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When winter arrives, many people feel the need to hunker down inside. Well, I say get out and have fun! One way to enjoy the great outdoors this winter is to experience maple sugaring. That’s right! You can learn all about the process to make maple syrup right her in NJ. No need to travel … [Read more…]

Activate the Dark Side with the Death Star Electronics Lab

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Uncle Milton is known for their amazing Star Wars Science line of toys. Not only do they build on a fan’s love of Star Wars but each toy offers an amazing learning through play experience. We have had the pleasure of reviewing the Death Star Planetarium, Mustafar Volcano Lab and Millenium Falcon UV Light Laser, … [Read more…]

Get Coding with Learning Resources

Get Coding with Learning Resources

Coding this mouse for fun!     I remember attempting to code on a computer when I was nine years old and becoming quickly frustrated. Most of the skills required for coding were not my strengths; however, as I have gotten older and developed these skills, I realize how important they are in the workplace. … [Read more…]

Brain Boosting Alternatives to Halloween Candy

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There are so many food allergies and aversions these days that Halloween has become difficult for kids and parents. As the little ghosts and goblins make their way around the neighborhood, they happily fill their buckets with yummy treats; however, the sad reality is that many kids can’t eat half of what they collect. This … [Read more…]

Dinosaurs After Dark: A Must Do Fall Experience in NJ

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We are so excited to partner with Field Station: Dinosaurs to bring you information on their brain boosting events and experiences. The fall weekends are not just for ghosts and goblins in NJ! This October, families can enjoy a spooktacular evening with their favorite dinosaurs at Field Station: Dinosaurs. At Dinosaurs After Dark, which takes … [Read more…]