Celebrating Girl Scouts World Thinking Day: Flags Across the World

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Celebrated in over 150 countries, February 22 is an important date for the Girls Scouts of America. World Thinking Day has focused on diversity, equity and inclusion since its inception in 1926. This event is celebrated by Girl Guides and Girl Scouts; however, that celebratory event can include various activities from learning about different countries … [Read more…]

Must Do Experiences at Liberty Science Center this Summer

Liberty Science Center Must Do Experiences this Summer

One location we visit no matter the season is the Liberty Science Center. Consisting of four floors of massive exhibits, this space embodies learning through play. Children can run, jump, touch, feel, smell and see immersive experiences that promote academic enrichment. If it’s raining or sunny, Liberty Science Center is the perfect place to bring … [Read more…]

Passport to Pangea at Dinosaurs Around the World

Dinosaurs Around the World

While you can get a passport to travel the world, there is one destination that is impossible to purchase a ticket to. Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the Paleozic and Mesozoic eras that was home to dinosaurs. This summer, the Academy of Natural Sciences invites visitors to pick up a passport and travel … [Read more…]

A Review of the Virginia Living Museum

The Virginia Living Museum

For the past several years, we have taken road trips with stopovers around Virginia. This spring break, we decided to explore Williamsburg which is when I came across a brochure for the Virginia Living Museum (VLM). Our best decision that trip was ignoring our laid out plans for the day and taking a detour to … [Read more…]

Benefits of Lowe’s DIY Kids Workshop

Benefits of DIY Kids Workshops

At Mommy University, we heard whispers that Lowe’s was bringing back their Build & Grow workshops which were popular with my family for several years. We were thrilled to learn that the Lowe’s Build & Grow has returned but under a new name, Lowe’s DIY Kids’ Workshop! The DIY Kids’ Workshops are FREE monthly themed projects for children … [Read more…]

Access to Science: A Sensory Friendly Event at The Academy of Natural Sciences

Access to Science_ Academy of Natural Sciences

When you are a parent of with special needs, even just everyday tasks can feel daunting and overwhelming. Whether it’s food shopping, a trip to the playground or a going to the mall, these experiences can be overstimulating and uncomfortable for an individual with unique needs especially for those with sensory needs. That means visiting … [Read more…]

10 Sweet Educational Experiences in Hershey, PA

10 Educational Experiences in Hershey, PA

At Mommy University, we are always looking for fun ways to play, learn and grow especially when we are on vacation. We love going on tours, exploring museums, taking classes and engaging in hands-on learning activities. Hershey, Pennsylvania offers everything we are looking for and more! There are never-ending opportunities for families to not only … [Read more…]

Wilderness Explorers Program at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Wilderness Explorers at Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom is an incredible park that should not be overlooked during your next trip to Walt Disney World. It is full of mystery, wonder and, of course, adventure! One of our favorite activities at Animal Kingdom is the Wilderness Explorers program. This program offers a scavenger hunt like experience for children of all ages … [Read more…]