Play At Home Blog

Keep checking back every week for new activities, videos, and resources!

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Home

January 15, 2021

Perform an act of service together on January 18th

Make Your Own Carousel Stem Activity

January 8, 2021

Let the CMoR Carousel inspire your budding designers!

Glow into the New Year

December 28, 2020

Glow sticks are all you need for this at-home family New Year’s celebration!

Cookie Cutter Painting

December 18, 2020

Have fun getting into the holiday spirit by painting with cookie cutters. Read along to a book about cookies and even sing with Cookie Monster!

The Legendary Dan Rowe

December 16, 2020

The treasured tradition of Legendary Santa began in 1936 at the Miller & Rhoads department store in downtown Richmond. After the closing of Miller & Rhoads in 1990, and following several short moves, Legendary Santa came to his new, permanent seasonal home at the Children’s Museum of Richmond in 2005. It is with great honor…

Winter Gross Motor Cube

December 11, 2020

Create a Winter Gross Motor Cube! Learn the importance of gross motor skills and practice them in a fun way.

Snow Much Fun!

December 4, 2020

Let’s play in the snow! Homemade snow that is. Learn how to make snow at home, and who knows, maybe it will be so “cold” you’ll start dancing like a penguin!

Turkey Time!

November 27, 2020

Make vegetables fun and tasty by creating a veggie turkey picture! Also, play a vegetable game and learn the importance of healthy eating.

Turkey in Disguise

November 20, 2020

Have fun creating a unique disguise for your turkey and share your creation with us through social media!

Building Social and Emotional Skills at Home

November 17, 2020

Simple ideas from NAEYC that help your child’s development- bet you are already doing some of them!