Magnetic Attraction: Magnetic Stick N’ Stack

Magnetic Stick N Stack

Building toys encourage children to problem solve, promote creativity and help develop their motor skills, and while the options are numerous, we have found that magnetic toys captivate our children’s attention. Magnetic building toys have magnets at the joints or sides that enable the pieces to stick together which makes for easy assembly. Thus, when … [Read more…]

Let Your Imagination Soar with Brackitz

Brackitz Inventor Set

At Mommy University, we love building toys. They are truly the “building blocks” of learning. There are so many amazing skills kids can develop from playing with building toys. From fine motor development to patience to critical thinking skills, there are so many amazing reasons for kids to build, create and play! My kids love … [Read more…]

Building Fun with Sand: Exploring Kinetic Sand

kinetic sand

Kinetic Sand enables you to make sand castles in your home! Do you remember the time your kids brought sand in the house? The sand got everywhere and you became frustrated over the mess. Children are intrigued with sand and love to play with it. From building sand castles to moats, playing with sand has … [Read more…]

Get Out of the Box with Craft-Struction

GoldieBlox

Since its inception, GoldieBlox has maintained inspiring messages for young girls that resonate with me as a parent. I was committed that my daughter would not focus her value on beauty, but raised to believe in her ability, intelligence and morals. GoldieBlox promotes a positive message of female empowerment not only in their advertising but … [Read more…]

Horsing Around with Schleich Horse Club

Schleich Horse Club

Horsing Around is How We Learned Anywhere’s a Playground Mommy University is a Schleich Blogger Ambassador. This post is part of a sponsored campaign. Mommy University received compensation for our participation, but the review and opinions belong to Mommy University. As one of Germany’s largest toy manufacturers, Schleich is considered a leader in imaginative toys. Promoting … [Read more…]

Making Memories with Peaceable Kingdom

Peaceable Kingdom Memory Palace

We are so excited to partner with Peaceable Kingdom to bring you their brain boosting games. When given the opportunity to review another amazing game by Peaceable Kingdom, I was very excited. I enjoy playing cooperative games with my kids as the concepts of the games are always fun and unique, and they offer an … [Read more…]

Explore the World and Beyond with My First Telescope

Explore the World and Beyond with Educational Insights-2

We are very happy to partner with Educational Insights as they offer amazing toys that inspire learning through play.  My boys love exploring the world around them. We have a wide variety of brain boosting tools from Educational Insights that help them investigate nature and gain a better understanding of our world. They love to … [Read more…]

Exploring Our World with SmartScope from Ravensburger

SmartScope

During our visit to the Tarantulas exhibit at Academy of Natural Sciences, the staff used an impressive microscope that allowed children to see specimens in detail as it was projected on a screen. My children were in awe seeing the object magnified and were amazed at all the details they could see.  They already know … [Read more…]