Play At Home Blog

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

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!

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!