Shark Week: Educational Activities for Kids

Shark Week Educational Activities

Take a Bite out of Learning and Fun with Sharks! Sharks rule the oceans. It is the reason Shark Week was brought into existence by the Discovery Channel in 1988. We celebrate these fascinating creatures that are propelling scientific research into fighting cancer. Surprisingly, they exist in all depths of the ocean, from a few … [Read more…]

Shark Week Tinker Tray

Shark Week Tinker Tray (1)

Open-Ended Play is Jawsome! Sharks are very popular in my home. Each family member actually has an opinion on what is the coolest shark species and reasons for their belief. Thus, we have been reading about sharks, visiting them and watching television programs about them. Applying information about sharks, however, can be a little challenging. … [Read more…]

Creativity Rocks: Spreading Kindness with Creativity for Kids

Creativity Rocks

There needs to be more empathy and kindness in the world. We all acknowledge this statement especially when we think about the world that is being created for our children. Words have a powerful impact that can often times be overlooked as the pace of modern culture intensifies. As parents, we want our children to … [Read more…]

Enjoy Backyard Adventures at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Backyard Adventures

While we often times consider our backyard full of simple things like grass, a garden or patio, The Academy of Natural Sciences has brought an innovative exhibit called Backyard Adventures to help us appreciate the wonders right outside our own home. The exhibit is overflowing with interactive stations for families to learn through play. What … [Read more…]

Beyond Fun and Learning with Beyond Tablet

Beyond Tablet

In full disclosure, we were provided compensation in exchange for our honest review.  The opinions expressed belong to Mommy University. Learning through play is a concept heavily emphasized at Mommy University which is accomplished in small activities which extends to playing games. In fact, playing games is a wonderful opportunity for young minds to expand. With … [Read more…]