Play At Home Blog

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

Cooking Together in Spanish

April 9, 2021

Make delicious cheese bread while practicing Spanish

Bugs in the Garden

April 2, 2021

Explore spring by starting seeds and hunting bugs

Kindergarten Registration and Readiness Tips

April 1, 2021

Registration for the upcoming school year starts now! Our Director of Education (and former Kindergarten Teacher) shares resources and advice to make sure your little one is set to start strong!

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Resources for Talking to Children About Racial Bias

March 25, 2021

Help for tough conversations from a variety of trusted sources.

Toddler Hikes for Spring

March 19, 2021

Explore My Top 3 Local Hiking Spots for Families

Introducing Spanish to Young Children

March 13, 2021

Learning Spanish is easy and fun with guest blogger, Romina Faccennini!

Inside Look Into Our Sensory Backpacks

March 5, 2021

Our fabulous VCU Occupational Therapy Doctoral Capstone student, Alexis, shares a great resource for museum guests with sensory sensitivities.

Spotlight: Hasson Roberts

February 26, 2021

Hasson Roberts worked with fellow Richmond artist, Shaylen Broughton, to work on the “Once Upon… With Love” Mending Walls mural at the Children’s Museum Downtown. Learn more about Hasson by reading about our recent interview with him!

Graphing with Cardinals

February 26, 2021

Observe Cardinals together and graph your results!

Tap Dance Like Bill Robinson

February 18, 2021

Learn about a local legend and make your own tap shoes