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 […]

Model Railroad Show at the Science Museum of Virginia

Dust off your conductor’s hat and get ready for the 38th Annual Model Railroad Show this Thanksgiving weekend at the Science Museum of Virginia. The Museum invites families and friends to join an annual holiday tradition beginning Friday, November 27 through Sunday, November 29. Guests are encouraged to explore the Museum and enjoy a diverse […]

Kid Friendly First Day Hikes on January 1 at Virginia State Parks

Have you checked out Virginia’s First Day Hikes? If not, you’re going to love what you see! A perfect holiday tradition for the whole family, a First Day Hike is a way to start the New Year off right and make a commitment to a healthier lifestyle –all while appreciating the beauty of nature. There are […]

Holiday Fun Swim Camp!

Holiday Fun Swim Camp Date:   December 29-31 Time:   9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Location:   SwimRVA at the Collegiate School Aquatics Center Cost:    $150 • Bring a bathing suit, towel, change of clothes and snack daily. Does your child love the water? If so, this is the camp for them. Participants work with our certified Swim America Coaches. […]

November 17th – 23rd

There are lots of monthly event updates, giveaways, and other information in our newsletters –  Sign-up here! To submit and event to our calendar send an email to email@completelykidsrichmond.com. Enter to win tickets to Dominion GardenFest of Lights. ALL Month… At the Science Museum.  Visit the Mindbender (check out our review here) and Boost Exhibits.  Or see Polar Express, Rocky Mountain […]

Dominion GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Offers Lights, S’mores, Trains and More!

Dominion GardenFest of Lights is holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. This year’s display celebrates the 1984 opening of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and kicks off the celebration of the Lakeside Wheel Club founded by […]

Legendary Santa is Here!

It’s time for Legendary Santa festivities to begin! Legendary Santa will come down the chimney during the 2014 holiday season at the Children’s Museum of Richmond Central Location. He will be accompanied by his lovely Snow Queen and helpful elf! A visit with Legendary Santa is free to the public. Or you can beat the lines with one […]

December 16th – 22nd

Month Long Events At: The Children’s Museum of Richmond Legendary Santa Opens.  The Children’s Museum – Central.  Visit Richmond’s Favorite Santa Claus.  A visit with Legendary Santa is free to the public.  There are also special ticketed programs like Sunrise, Sunset or Tea with Santa. Through December 24th. Block by Block: National Tour.  Children’s Museum Chesterfield location.  This exhibition […]

Holiday Music, Plays and Performances!

There are so many amazing Holiday Music, Plays and Performances – we had to create a special list for them all! Already Playing… Fiddler on the Roof.  The Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre (formerly the Empire).  Visit the website for show times and fees.  Through January 14th. ’Twas the Night Before Christmas.  The Children’s […]