Shark Week Tinker Tray

Shark Week Tinker Tray (1)

Open-Ended Play is Jawsome! Sharks are very popular in my home. Each family member actually has an opinion on what is the coolest shark species and reasons for their belief. Thus, we have been reading about sharks, visiting them and watching television programs about them. Applying information about sharks, however, can be a little challenging. … [Read more…]

Enjoy Backyard Adventures at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Backyard Adventures

While we often times consider our backyard full of simple things like grass, a garden or patio, The Academy of Natural Sciences has brought an innovative exhibit called Backyard Adventures to help us appreciate the wonders right outside our own home. The exhibit is overflowing with interactive stations for families to learn through play. What … [Read more…]

Win 4 Passes to Field Station Dinosaurs

Win Passes to Field Station: Dinosaurs

Mommy University has always been a fan of dinosaurs. We love dino books, games and especially places to see and learn about dinosaurs. We have been honored to partner with Field Station: Dinosaurs the past 2 years to bring you all their brain boosting fun. We are especially excited to bring you this amazing giveaway! … [Read more…]

Enjoy FREE Family Summer Workshops at Bass Pro Shops

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Summer

Start Your Adventure at Bass Pro Shops¬† At Mommy University we are always looking for new opportunities to encourage our children to enjoy and appreciate¬†nature. We take our kids on hikes, fishing and camping which stimulates their interest in the great outdoors. Bringing children to spaces like nature centers and science centers also promote this … [Read more…]

Roaring Into Field Station: Dinosaurs 2017 Season

Field Station Dinosaurs

Since Field Station Dinosaurs has taken roots in New Jersey, it has become a favorite for young children as well as dinosaur fans. It provides animatonic dinosaurs perfect for photo opportunities but also physical representations of creatures for those thirsting to see what they might look like. In addition to these thirty creatures, there are … [Read more…]

Let’s Play Outdoors: Insect Lore Giveaway

Let's Play Outdoors Giveaway Insect Lore

Grow Wings with Insect Lore! In New Jersey, there is nothing like pops of color that emerge in our garden after a cold and grey winter. Slowly purple appears in the creeping phlox to the pink of our butterfly bush. Our favorite color, however, is the orange on a butterfly’s wing. We have always been … [Read more…]