10 Brain Boosting Ways to Play with Balloons at Home

10 Brain Boosting Ways to Play with Balloons

When most people think of balloons, they think of parties and celebrations but balloons can be used for so much more than just decorations! Did you know that some occupational therapists use balloons to help increase fine, visual, and gross motor skills? Teachers have also used balloons to increase academic skills, especially in the area … [Read more…]

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…]

Play and Learn Outdoor Toy Guide 2020

Outdoor Toy Guide 2020

We are so excited to partner with some amazing toy companies including Wicked Big Sports, Crayola, Stomp Rocket, Miniland, Bicycle, Buzz Bee Toys, Swimways, and Thames & Kosmos to bring you these incredible outdoor learning toys! Get outside and get active this summer with some exciting brain boosting toys! Kids learn so much by exploring … [Read more…]

Easter Basket Gift Guide 2020

2020 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: Miniland, Faber-Castell, Little Kids Inc., Green Toys, Thames and Cosmos, Magformers, Wild Republic, Fluffy Cloudz and MindWare. At Mommy University, we believe that everything our children play with should enhance development and aid in … [Read more…]

Riding the Wave with American Girl’s 2020 Girl of the Year Joss Kendrick

American Girl Girl of the Year Joss Kendrick

Riding the wave with Joss! Each year American Girl releases their Girl of the Year (GOTY) that possesses a unique story, defies traditional expectations, and encourages young minds to imagine a world where they can reach new heights! For 2020, the GOTY is the brown eyed Joss Kendrick who can be found catching waves on … [Read more…]

Play and Learn Outdoor Toy Guide 2019

Play & Learn Outdoor Toy Guide 2019

We are so excited to partner with some amazing toy companies including Little Kids Inc., Kess, Crayola, Creativity for Kids, MindWare, Peaceable Kingdom, Big Mouth Inc. and GAZILLION BUBBLES to bring you these incredible outdoor learning toys! Get outside and get active this summer with some exciting brain boosting toys! Kids learn so much by exploring … [Read more…]