How Does Learning to Cook Benefit Children? Ask Young Chefs Academy

Young Chefs® Academy is not a just your average kids program, it is a skills-based cooking school.   They teach children by providing hands-on environment  for your child to develop a life skill that they will use every day. And they start working with kids as early as three years old. How does learning to cook […]

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 […]

Family Friendly Celebrations for New Year’s Eve

There is lots to do this New Years Eve – check out our list!  Noon Year’s Eve Celebration.  10am-1pm.   Science Museum of Virginia.   Bring in the noon year with a party complete with a countdown to noon, a drop of 2018  bouncy balls dropped in the Rotunda! Included with museum admission, free for members. New […]

One Parent’s Journey to Hunter Classical Christian School

This article was written by a parent at Hunter Classical Christian School.  If you are interested in learning more about HCCS, please call 804.708.0048 or visit Walk-in Wednesdays between 9:00 and 11.00am.  Next Open Houses on Oct. 26th at 9:30am; Nov. 19th at 4pm.  HCCS is located at 635 Manakin Road, Manakin-Sabot, VA. Looking at Schools […]

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 […]

Richmond’s Eerie Canal Tours $2 October 28th

Richmond’s Eerie Canal Tours Saturday, October 28 5:00 p.m – 9:00 p.m. Canal Turning Basin at Dock and 14th Streets, Downtown RVA $2.00 Admission Venture Richmond hosts a special night of hauntingly-narrated canal boat tours complete with candy for the little ones! Special 30-minute tours leave every half hour (on the hour and half hour) […]

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 South of the James Market Forest Hill Park, Forest Hill Ave […]

Free and Low-Cost Bowling Options This Summer!

Both major bowling lanes in town are offering free or low-cost fun this summer! Check out the details for the lanes closest to you.  Although the games are free at some – shoe rentals are not.   Bowl America Includes: – 7929 Midlothian Pike, Richmond, VA 23235  Phone: 804. 320. 7115 – 4400 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 Phone: 804. […]

Free Fall Open House & Baby Palooza at Romp n’ Roll!

Romp n’ Roll is offering lots of free fun this month for the 5 and under crowd!  Click the links below for more details! September 10th Fall Open House.  9am-Noon.  All Richmond Romp n’ Roll Locations.  Fit some fun into your fall! Check out Romp n’ Roll their Free Open House and learn about memberships and […]

October 19th – 25th

All Month… Pick Your Own Apples or Pumpkins October Oddities.  10am-2pm.  Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.   Enjoy vignettes designed to provoke a sense of curiosity and wonder using underappreciated oddities of nature and ‘horti-torture.’ Every Saturday in October the Garden presents opportunities to explore “Oddities and Curiosities” in the Children’s Garden.  Refresh your “garden spirit” with displays […]