Museum Fun: Questions and Activities to Enhance Your Trip

Museum Fun Questions and Activities to Enhance your Trip (2)

Transporting us back in time or encouraging us to imagine the future, museums are educational centers that inspire us. At Mommy University, we have boasted about the multiple benefits of bringing children to museums whether art, science, or history. After a recent visit to the Baltimore Museum of Art, however, I realized that there are … [Read more…]

Amazing Social Emotional Learning Games for Kids

Social Emotional Learning with Miniland

Social emotional learning (SEL) is the process in which children learn to understand emotions. They then use what they know about emotions to manage them effectively as well as help others in need. Understanding emotions helps children develop and foster healthy relationships with others. SEL is becoming more and more important in our schools as … [Read more…]

Mommy University Stay at Home Guides

Summer Fun at Home

From the moment we found ourselves safe at home, we have been working hard to put together lists of fun learning activities families can enjoy at home. With this post, we put them all in one place so you can find them easily. From virtual tours to amazing art classes to fun story times, there … [Read more…]

Free Online Art Experiences, Lessons and Printables

Online Art Experiences and Lessons (1)

When we travel, our family always attempts to include a local art museum in our adventures. There are so many benefits that children experience from visiting museums (read about them here!). From exploring the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Baltimore Museum of Art, we walk through the exhibits discussing what we see and what … [Read more…]

Fun Ways For Kids to Stay Connected While Safe at Home

Fun Ways to Stay Connected

Staying connected is so important especially during times of crisis. Even if we can’t be together physically, it is important to feel a social and emotional connection to others. It helps us feel like we are not alone. This is especially true for kids. It is so important for kids to maintain communication with their … [Read more…]

Awesome Cooking Kits for Kids

Awesome Cooking Kits for Kids

When we think of holidays our minds drift to the smells and sounds that emerge from the kitchen. Our birthdays and fondest memories include what favorite dish a relative makes or how we sneak leftovers late in the night. Cooking is a cherished tradition we all share which is one of the reasons bringing our … [Read more…]

Educational Virtual Tours: Travel the World from Inside Your Home

Travel the World Virtual Tours

No Passport Needed Today! At Mommy University we have advocated for children to visit museums at a young age because of the numerous benefits; however, social distancing is the new phrase of the day. We are all taking steps needed to stay safe and healthy but that means we miss out on so many adventures … [Read more…]

75+ Learning Activities To Do at Home

Stuck at Home_ 75+ Free Learning Activities to Do at Home

Stuck home for awhile? We have all recently found ourselves in a very unique situation. We are suddenly becoming homeschool parents and not by choice. Don’t get me wrong, I love spending time with my kids, but being home with them for 4 weeks DURING the school year will be very overwhelming. Although I am … [Read more…]

Fun Ways to Enhance Writing Skills at Home

Fun Ways to Enhance Writing Skills

Whether it’s to enhance learning after school, over the summer or during an unexpected school closing, there are so many fun ways to help kids continue to learn at home especially when it comes to writing. Since my kids were old enough to hold a crayon, I encouraged them to scribble, draw and write. Now … [Read more…]