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…]

Holiday Adventures at Liberty Science Center

Holiday Adventures at Liberty Science Center-2

This holiday season, pack up the family and head to Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ. All year long LSC offers endless opportunities for kids and adults to learn through play, and the holiday season is no exception. Now through January 3, families can enjoy some extra magic sprinkled around the science center. From … [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…]

Tastes Around the World: The eat2explore Cooking Subscription Kit

Tastes from Around the World eat2explore subscription

Get a stamp in your passport! One of my fondest memories from traveling to Paris was tasting amazing food from breakfast to dinner! From the rich and tender beef bourguignon to the light café éclair, I became a Francophile in a three-day stopover in the city of lights. Fresh flavors and ingredients are unique to … [Read more…]

50+ Ways to Explore and Enjoy Nature

50+ Ways to Explore Nature

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein. Exploring nature has so many amazing benefits for adults and children. That’s why at Mommy University, we encourage our readers to get outside and explore! There are so many fun ways to enjoy the great outdoors. We all know about hiking … [Read more…]

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…]

NJ Zoos & Aquariums and What Makes Them Unique

NJ Zoos and Aquariums

Let’s Go Wild There are so many opportunities in NJ (and the surrounding areas) for families to explore the world of animals, reptiles, birds, insects, and more! As stated in our article Benefits of Visiting a Zoo, zoos allow children to grow and develop through discovery and exploration. Aquariums allow families to learn through exploration … [Read more…]

Virtual Animal Encounters

Virtual Animal Encounters

It’s not easy to be stuck at home every day but we are working hard to find things to keep us entertained. Besides playing board games, going outside, cooking and reading together, we are also really enjoying the Virtual Tours and Experiences found online. My family especially LOVES the Virtual Animal Encounters that are being … [Read more…]