Play At Home Blog

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

Supporting Transitions

August 24, 2020

Anxious about how to navigate Back to School? Here are some helpful transition tips.

City of Richmond Family Survey

August 20, 2020

Do you already have childcare plans for this fall?
Are you still trying to figure it out?
The City of Richmond and RPS would like to know all about it! Tell them about your childcare plans, needs, and concerns!

Sunscreen Experiment with Solar Beads

August 10, 2020

It sure has been sunny this summer! We have to make sure we are protecting ourselves when playing outside. Here is a great experiment that you can do at home to instantly see how sunscreen protects us from the sun’s harmful UV rays!

Homemade Lint Modeling Dough

August 3, 2020

Doing lots of laundry? Put that dryer lint to work with this creative Lint Modeling Dough activity.

Watermelon Day!

July 28, 2020

Watermelon Day is August 3rd! To celebrate this wonderful, healthy, summertime fruit, here is a fun way to make a watermelon painting without having to use a brush!

What’s Growing in Your Garden?

July 28, 2020

Miss Pamela helps us think about what part of the plant we eat as she takes us to her garden and tempts us with a tasty book!

Parent’s Day: July 26

July 22, 2020

Did you know that July 26th is Parent’s Day? Let’s get creative and show our parents and parent figures how much we love them!


July 14, 2020

Join Pamela as she shares a summer tradition- catching fireflies!

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!