Easter Basket Gift Guide 2021

Easter Basket Gift Guide 2021

We are so excited to partner with the following brain boosting toy companies to bring you this year’s Easter Basket Gift Guide: Faber-Castell, PlayMonster, Just Play, Creativity for Kids, Think Tank Scholar, No Stamps Needed, and Basic Fun. At Mommy University, we believe that everything our children play with should enhance development and aid in positive … [Read more…]

Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Home

St. Patrick's Day Activities for Kids

On March 17, people all over the world will be celebrating the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick. Synonymous with parades, delicious food, and everything green, Saint Patrick’s Day is a day filled with excitement and fun traditions. Even though many events and parades have been canceled this year, that does not mean the fun … [Read more…]

Chase the Rainbow: Rainbow Activities for Kids

Chase the Rainbow : Rainbow Learning Activities for Kids

Chase the Rainbow! Rainbows have always been a symbol of hope after the storm and captured the imagination of young children. Parents know that rainbows show up in children’s artwork because they make them happy. In all honesty, rainbows make adults happy too. When we sheltered in place, there was a trend to put rainbows … [Read more…]

How To Make a Snow Volcano

How to Make a Snow Volcano

It’s winter which means it’s time for snow storms and snow days! We recently had over 2 feet of snow dumped on our town so we had to come up with some creative ways to play with all that snow. In addition to the traditional sledding and snowman building, we decided to have a little … [Read more…]

2020 Play and Learn Stocking Stuffer Guide

2020 Stocking Stuffer Guide

We are so excited to bring you this year’s Play and Learn Stocking Stuffer Guide. We are thrilled to partner with some amazing and award-winning companies who provided some of the brain boosting toys on this list so we can share them with you this holiday season. Unwrapping gifts under the tree is a magical … [Read more…]

2020 Play and Learn Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Play and Learn Holiday Gift Guide

We are so excited to bring you this year’s Play and Learn Holiday Gift Guide. We are thrilled to partner with so many amazing and award-winning companies who provided many of the brain boosting toys on this list so we can share them with you this holiday season. Since even before I was a parent, … [Read more…]

Play and Learn Subscription Box Gift Guide

Subscription Box Gift Guide

This holiday season, give a gift that can last all year long! With so many kids learning at home in some capacity, subscription boxes are the PERFECT gift for kids this year. They offer fun at-home learning experiences that go beyond the classroom (or virtual classroom). From balloons to building sets to cooking to even … [Read more…]

Amazing Art Kits for Kids

Amazing Art Kits for Kids

This school year may not be starting off the way we imagined, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be an amazing year! Whether it is 100% or a hybrid program, many kids will be participating in virtual learning. Sadly, that means that specials may not be as prominent as in the past. That’s why we … [Read more…]

10 Brain Boosting Ways to Play with Balloons at Home

10 Brain Boosting Ways to Play with Balloons

When most people think of balloons, they think of parties and celebrations but balloons can be used for so much more than just decorations! Did you know that some occupational therapists use balloons to help increase fine, visual, and gross motor skills? Teachers have also used balloons to increase academic skills, especially in the area … [Read more…]