The Children's Museum Blog

Keep checking back daily for new activities, videos, and resources!

Summer Supports for Big Kids at VPM

July 8, 2020

Worried your older child may be falling behind? Is access to the internet a challenge? See what VPM has for you!

4th of July Mini Firework Poppers

July 1, 2020

Add a little SPARK to your celebration with these easy poppers!

Milking June for Dairy Month

June 29, 2020

If you like cows, silliness and cheers then this is the place for you! See what Pamela has up her sleeve today!

Anti-Racism Videos

June 23, 2020

Raise your hand if you need some help talking about the issue of race and equity. Today we are sharing some video resources to do just that!

Bringing Home THE BASICS

June 23, 2020

Learn more about The Basics and how the Children’s Museum uses them support brain development of young children.

Fathers Day Fun – For FREE!

June 19, 2020

It’s Father’s Day weekend! Check out some ideas for how to celebrate dad for FREE at your own home or somewhere nearby.

It Only “Takes 5” To Do Family Time!

June 16, 2020

Need a mental health break? Jess is back sharing some great videos from SCAN called, “Take 5”.

Talking to Our Children During Tough Times

June 10, 2020

Today Jess shares some talking tips for addressing current events with your child.

Celebrating Fredericksburg

June 2, 2020

Our favorite memories from 2014-2020.

Talking with Children About Racial Injustice

June 1, 2020

We’ve gathered some resources to use when talking to young children about racial injustice.