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Play Ahead – What Children Need

March 21, 2020

Time In this fast-paced world, time is at a premium. But sharing your time with a child is one of the most loving things a parent can do for them.…

Play Ahead, Get Ahead

March 20, 2020

Posted May 13, 2019 RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – To the casual observer, seeing children at play may not look like much at all — a fun and often silly way…

Supporting Children with Special Needs

March 20, 2020

March 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM EDT – Updated March 11 at 4:00 PM A visit to the Children’s Museum is a recipe for fun and learning through play — for both…

Play Ahead – Stress

March 20, 2020

It may be helpful to identify some of these stressors for children. The following stressors are grouped according to varying years. Two to Five Years • toilet training • sharing…

COVID-19 Operations and Preparedness

March 20, 2020

COVID-19 OPERATIONS AND PREPAREDNESS FAQ Updated Friday, March 13, 2020 9:30pm The Children’s Museum of Richmond is closed from March 14-27 in solidarity with our community partners and the effort…

Making an Obstacle Course at Home!

March 20, 2020

Get outside and get active! Use household items to create simple challenges and let your little learner be both the tester and creator. Make an obstacle course that requires your…

Habitats From Around the World with Pam and Cameron!

March 20, 2020

Enjoy a little activity from our Adapt in the Habitat Program with two of our talented educators, Ms. Pam and Mr. Cameron! Grab a family member, a pencil and paper…

Ice Water Color Activity

March 19, 2020

Looking for a fun and creative activity to do with your little one? Watch the video below as our educator Cameron walks you through an ice water coloring activity!

Fill the Day with Play: Your Family Playbook for Making Any Time Playtime

February 11, 2020

Very rarely will you hear a parent or caregiver complain that they simply don’t have enough to do. Juggling the daily tasks and responsibilities of raising a family can often…

‘Little Farm’ offers active learning for children ages 0-3

January 23, 2020

Click Here to learn more about the new and improved ‘Little Farm’ exhibit at the Children’s Museum Downtown! Want to learn more about The Basics? Check out this site!