Celebrating Over 75 Years of Brain Boosting Fun at The New Jersey State Fair

Brain Boosting Fun at NJ State Fair

Updated for 2017! Walt Disney released Pinocchio in the theater, Glen Miller brought music to life with “In the Mood,” Germany invaded Norway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike opened. So what do these things have in common with the New Jersey State Fair? They all took place over 75 years ago in 1940! Yes, you heard … [Read more…]

Explore and Discover Nature with GeoSafari Jr.’s BugOpticals and Periscope

BugOpticals and Periscope

At Mommy University we have always been really big fans of Educational Insights. Their toys spark curiosity, boost academic knowledge and enhance cognitive development. Many toys also encourage a love of science and nature. So when Educational Insights asked Mommy University to be an EI Insider, of course we said YES! As an EI Insider … [Read more…]

Brain Boosting Outdoor Fun with Little Tikes Treasure Hunt Sand and Water Table

Little Tikes Sand and Water Table

In full disclosure, we received the Little Tikes Treasure Hunt Sand and Water Table in exchange for our honest review. As soon as the weather gets warmer and the sun comes out, my boys ask to play with their sandbox and water table. These sensory based activities offer so many opportunities for learning through play … [Read more…]

Dig, Discover and Learn with Green Toys Dig and Discover Set

Dig and Discover Set

In full disclosure, we received the Dig and Discover Set from Green Toys in exchange for our honest review. My boys love going on nature walks and creating scavenger hunts. They love collecting things such as sticks, rocks and flowers. With their love of nature growing each day, I wanted to find a toy that … [Read more…]

Introduce Your Kids to Gardening with Green Toys Indoor Gardening Kit

Indoor Gardening Kit

Mommy University received the Indoor Gardening Kit from Green Toys in exchange for an honest review. One of my favorite memories in childhood is attempting to grow beans in Kindergarten.  There is a power when you are the one responsible for watering and caring for this little seed and watching it develop into a plant.  There … [Read more…]