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…]

A Guide to Sweet Educational Programs in Hershey, PA

Educational Programs in Hershey, PA

In high school, the field trip I looked forward to the most was the Physics trip to an amusement park. Besides being packed with fun, an amusement park is the perfect place to learn STEAM concepts. From design and architecture to velocity and speed to gravity and friction, there is so much to learn at … [Read more…]

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…]

Fun Ways to Celebrate Mickey Mouse’s Birthday

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“It was all started by a mouse!” ~ Walt Disney When people hear the word “Disney,” many iconic figures pop in their heads: Cinderella, Snow White, Aladdin, Donald…the list goes on. In fact, if you have a young child today, they may even mention Doc McStuffins, Vampirina or a character from Bunk’d. BUT Disney fans … [Read more…]

Fun and Learning with Gakken Workbooks

Fun & Learning with Gakken Workbooks

As summer winds down, children are heading to school excited to learn and grow their skills while having fun. For little ones, it is not about encouraging endless worksheets but learning through play; however, completing a page or two to develop their budding writing skills while absorbing academic information does help. It is even better when kids enjoy … [Read more…]

Fun Ways to Encourage Open Ended Play

Fun Ways to Encourage Open Ended Play

At Mommy University, we believe children learn so much through play. By encouraging open ended play, kids learn to be more independent and how to problem solve as well as develop an understanding of their likes and dislikes. Open (or unstructured play) also gives kids the opportunity to develop their creativity and imagination. All of … [Read more…]

Children Learn to Fly with Insect Lore

Children Learn to Fly with Insect Lore

You can fly with Insect Lore! Ladybugs inspire children to think about nature and use their imagination. From their well hidden wings to polka dots, ladybugs are a well-loved insect. They serve a positive impact on the environment. It is amazing what they can do! Thanks to Insect Lore, one of our learning partners, we … [Read more…]