Giants Insects are Crawling to the Science Museum of Virginia!

Beetles, dragonflies and locusts, oh my! See everyday insects up close and personal like never before! Giant Insects, opening January 18 at the Science Museum of Virginia, features huge animatronic insects, up to 120 times larger than life size. This one-of-a-kind experience offers an up-close and personal look at the intricate physical structures of insects […]

Don’t Miss the Fun at Young Chefs Academy!

KinderCooks Workshop Saturday, Jan 11th From: 9:30 – 11:30am. KinderCooks Workshop is a 2-hour hands-on cooking experience for children ages 3 to 6. $40 for the first child. $35 sibling rate The Cupcake Shoppe WorkshopFriday, Jan 17th From: 5pm-7pm. Cupcake, Cupcakes Here & There! Cupcake, Cupcakes Everywhere! Filling, piping, frosting & icing…cupcakes are so enticing. […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is January 20th. Celebrate by Serving Our Community!

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day – A National Day of Service Did you know that Martin Luther King Jr. Day is also a National Day of Service?  People across the country will honor Dr. King by helping their neighbors and communities, serving each other and acting wherever people need help. HandsOn Greater Richmond offers a […]

Spring 2020 Kiddie Consignment Sales

The first sales of 2020 have been announced! Send an email to with info on those we missed. February 5th – 16th Cutie Kids Consignment Children’s Summer Sale.  Inside Regency Mall, 1420 N Parham Rd, on the upper floor next to JCPenney. March 4th – 7th The Clothesline Children’s Spring & Summer Sale.  1321 Huguenot […]

Special Performances for the Kids!

January 21st Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! 6pm. Carpenter Theatre. Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the beloved PBS KIDS television series are hopping aboard Trolley to your town with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! January 24th – March 1st Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn. Performed by Virginia Rep. […]

Great Recipes to Make Your Own Play Dough, Finger Paint & Oobleck

Although slime is all the rage today, here are some recipes for homemade play dough, paint & oobleck you can make to help entertain your kids during wintery -weather or while overcoming illness. Homemade Play Dough 2 cups flour 1 cup salt 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar 2 cups cold […]

Family Friendly Celebrations for New Year’s Eve

There is lots to do this New Years Eve – check out this list! New Year’s Eve Bash. 10am-2pm.  Children’s Museum – Dowtown.   Ring in the Noon Year at the Children’s Museum Downtown with performances at 10am and 1pm by the Diggity Dudes, a juice box toast, and of course… the confetti room! Noon […]

Winter Puppetfest is Here!

The 6th annual RVA Winter Puppetfest! We bring a winter break full of family fun with puppet shows by award-winning performers at Richmond Triangle Players’ Robert B. Moss Theatre. There’s something for everyone with original works like “The Snowflake Man” and “Cardboard Explosion” — even tongue-twisting ventriloquism with Tyrone Travis. Eight days of shows and […]

Helping Kids Make New Year’s Resolutions

Do you like to make New Year’s resolutions? Maybe your kids would like it too! Many people enjoy making lists and committing to positive changes as the new year approaches. It’s a good time to help children learn about setting goals, creating plans, and making a commitment towards important accomplishments. The best way to teach […]

Fruitcake Science is Back at the Science Museum of Virginia!

The sticky sweet treat you love to hate is back for its annual starring role in the Science Museum of Virginia’s quirky holiday tradition, Fruitcake Science. That’s right, every year for almost a decade, the Museum has dedicated hundreds of hours and many, many calories, to performing extreme scientific testing on this often-lamented holiday pastry. […]