Play At Home Blog

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

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

Spotlight: Nastassja E. Swift

February 15, 2021

Nastassja E. Swift was the 2019 Creative in Residence for the Children’s Museum of Richmond.

Lunar New Year Drums

February 11, 2021

Learn about Lunar New Year and make a drum together

Spotlight on Rosa Parks

February 5, 2021

“Each person must live their life as a model for others.” Rosa Parks

Building Blocks & More!

February 1, 2021

Explore a learning resource that supports skill building, arts and literacy!

Making Healthy Brain Food

January 29, 2021

Make these fun recipes together and sneak in more vegetables!

Take a Winter Walk

January 22, 2021

Look for seasonal changes and make a wildlife feeder!