Helping Kids Think THANKFUL This Month

Even the youngest kids can get in the spirit of giving thanks on Thanksgiving.   Try these ideas with your family to develop and foster a habit of thankfulness this season. Be Thankful Every Day: Write down something that each person is thankful for everyday.  Share the favorites on Thanksgiving. Post them on the wall in a creative […]

Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe

Here’s a new take on a Sugar Cookie recipe that’s quick, easy, and delicious! The confectioner’s sugar and cream of tartar make cookies lighter. Let the kids cut out shapes, sprinkle colored sugar, and package baked cookies for gifts. This is a fun activity for after school or while enjoying a fun Christmas movie or […]

Royal White Icing for Perfect Holiday Cookies

Looking for an easy recipe for Royal Icing to decorate your holiday gingerbread house? Here it is! Royal Icing 4 egg whites 4 cups confectioners’ sugar (sifted) 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1 teaspoon cream of tartar Beat egg whites in clean, large bowl using mixer on high speed. Beat until foamy. Gradually add sugar, lemon […]

Celebrate artoberVA with the Children’s Museum’s Art Workshops!

October brings new opportunities for kids to enjoy all kinds of art workshops at the Children’s Museum locations! Creative in Residence Observe, Learn, Create! The Children’s Museum is celebrating artoberVA with its first Creative in Residence since 2000. On select dates between October 19 and November 16 guests will be able to work alongside Nastassja […]

Romp n’ Roll Halloween Bash October 25th

Mummy and Daddy, bring your little pumpkins to Romp n’ Roll this Halloween for a not-so-scary good time. Crafts, games, raffles, activities, and a festive snack. It’s Halloween fun for the whole family, Rompy style! They encourage costumes, but please no glitter or restricting costumes. This is a grown-up inclusive event and is for children […]

Don’t Miss Touch A Truck – October 19th

The Junior League of Richmond’s 14th Annual Touch a Truck is a unique and interactive event that allows children to see, touch, and safely explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery, as well as to meet the personnel who protect, serve, and build the Richmond community. Vehicles on display routinely include construction trucks, emergency […]

Scary Halloween Options & Ghost Tours

Have older kids and need something scary to entertain them?  Check out these options, but beware before taking the little ones… Creepy Hollow Scream Park 14437 Stone Horse Creek Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059 Gates open at 7pm with a 7:30pm start.  Creepy Hollow Scream Park is Richmond’s Ultimate Halloween destination, with more monsters, more frights […]

Local Farmers Markets List!

Visiting a local Farmers Market  can be a fun family activity and a great way to educate kids about healthy eating and how our food comes into our home. If we are missing your favorite from our list – send an email to email@completleykidsrichmond.com Carytown Farmers MarketRichmond Kicker’s City Stadium, 3201 Maplewood Ave, 23221.  Local growers, […]

Virginia Repertory Theatre Announces the 2019/2020 Season

The new season begins with the co-World Premiere of Tuck Everlasting. This musical has been adapted for young audiences from the 2016 Broadway production and is based on the beloved children’s book. Join us at our theatre at Willow Lawn from October 18 through December 1 to see this popular children’s novel by Natalie Babbitt […]

Busch Gardens & Kings Dominion Offer Free Admission for 3-5 Year Olds

Richmond is ideally situated between two great amusement parks, and families with little ones are even luckier this year as Kings Dominion and Busch Gardens are both offering free passes for the 3-5 year old crowd.  Both parks offer kid-friendly rides & attractions for the whole family.  Here’s what you need to know. Kings Dominion The […]