Bring FUN-damental Learning to Family Game Night with Peaceable Kingdom

Peaceable Kingdom games

Part of the Mommy University Family Game Night Series Often times we think of children playing board games when they start elementary school or even a handful of games in kindergarten, but Peaceable Kingdom brought game night to my home when my kids turned three years old. From Sunny Day Pond to Hoot Hoot Owl, games … [Read more…]

Let’s Play Outdoors: Creativity for Kids and Faber Castell Giveaway

Let's Play Outdoors Giveaway

Coloring outdoors has never been so fun! If you are looking for strategies to encourage your child to get outside we have some cool options from Faber Castell and Creativity for Kids that inspires the artist in your child. We have partnered with these two amazing imaginative companies for this Let’s Play Outdoors Giveaway. Whether it … [Read more…]

Let’s Play Outdoors: Air Hogs Giveaway

Let's Play Outdoors Giveaway Air Hogs Giveaway

Soar this summer with Air Hogs! At times, encouraging children to go outside can be challenging. Some children need to find the spark that creates a thrilling reason to venture in the sun. The key is finding what connects with the child which is why we enjoy Air Hogs. This company has been producing amazing … [Read more…]

Discover Nature: Trailside Nature & Science Center

Trailside Nature & Science Center

Exploring nature has a calming influence on my preschoolers. It engages all of their sciences and sparks their curiosity. We have found that nature centers encourage this interest by promoting science, an appreciation of nature and protecting the environment. Throughout New Jersey, there are many nature, environmental and science centers which we enjoy touring. In … [Read more…]

The Beauty of Pretend Play: A Review of Great Pretenders Belle Tea Party Dress

Beauty of Pretend Play

    It is official! Disney is going to be releasing more live action films based on their popular classic films, and, let’s be honest, we are in love with this idea. The technology now enables what was animated to be created while enhancing the plot with more complicated and rich elements. Recently, the release … [Read more…]

Leap Into Learning with Leap Start from LeapFrog

LeapFrog LeapStart

Mommy University is so excited to partner with LeapFrog to bring you reviews on their brain boosting learning toys and systems. I have always been a big fan of LeapFrog. Their toys offer endless opportunities for learning through play which is why my kids’ rooms have always been filled with their products. Each LeapFrog toy, … [Read more…]