A Tour of Liberty Science Center

Take a Tour of Liberty Science Center

Children are scientists by nature. They observe, absorb, and analyze information at an astounding rate. Often times it is thought that children need to be a certain age or maturity to process scientific information. Liberty Science Center (LSC) has been dispelling that myth for over 25 years! Located in Jersey City, they can’t stop growing. … [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…]

Play and Learn Gift Guide for Little Ones

Play and Learn Gift Guide for Little Ones

Shopping for little ones can be difficult sometimes. Either you are so overwhelmed with the selection that you want to get everything OR you can’t find anything you like. Plus, at that age, they can’t tell you what they want (although that may be a good thing). Over the years we have been introduced to … [Read more…]

Sparkles & Happy:  A Tale of Two Sequin Pets

Sparkles and Happy Together

Creativity for Kids is happy to sparkle with Sequin Pets! While there are concrete categories of toys that we often times comprehend such as building, arts or technology, Creativity for Kids is noticing another trend. There are a large number of children that struggle with overstimulation and sensory needs due to anxiety, ADHD, overall developmental … [Read more…]

2018 Easter Basket Gift Guide

2018 Play & Learn Easter Basket Guide

We are so excited to partner with the following brain boosting toy companies to bring you this year’s Easter Basket Gift Guide: Crayola, Faber-Castell, ZURU, Little Kids Inc., Goliath Games, Educational Insights, Maximum Games, Build & Imagine, Moose Toys and Relevant Play. At Mommy University, we believe that everything our children play with should enhance … [Read more…]

Take a Bite Out of Learning with CROCS at The Academy of Natural Sciences

C R O C S at The Academy of Natural Sciences

The Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia has opened another amazing exhibit that will entertain individuals of all ages! CROCS: Ancient Predators in a Modern World is a temporary exhibit open until May 6, 2018 that allows guests to step into the world of crocodiles and alligators. Go face to snout with some of the … [Read more…]

Take It Outside with Simplay3: A Review of the Sand and Water Bench

Sand and Water Table

We have a small house and a postage stamped size backyard, so we seek out compact toys for our home that are sturdy and functional. Recently, the Sand and Water Bench from Simplay3 has become a perfect fit for all of our needs. Due to its inventive design, it makes a wonderful addition in most … [Read more…]