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…]

Hiking Fun: Questions & Activities to Enhance Your Trip

Hiking Fun Questions and Activities to Enhance Your Trip

Get Outdoors! Now more than ever, getting outdoors and inhaling some fresh air has never been more paramount to our mental health. Absorbing Vitamin D from the sun has always helped improve my mood after a wet and dreary spring, yet hiking through the woods to smell, touch, and see nature can help restore balance … [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…]