Flying Squirrels Education Day is April 29, 2014:Register Now

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Kids love to have fun and when there are squirrels and baseball involved, you know it’s going to be awesome. If you are involved with homeschooling children this is a great opportunity. The Flying Squirrels Education Day is an out-of-class learning experience designed specifically with school students in mind to promote and celebrate baseball in […]

Report Card Rewards: Come and Get ‘Em


Getting good grades in school is the reward of studying hard and being prepared. But there are even more rewards! Check out these great rewards for kids who present their report cards to local businesses. (Please call to confirm that rewards are still offered at each business since they may have changed since posting). Let […]

Richmond Montessori Middle School Open House

Richmond Montessori Open House for middle school. Stop by and learn about the incredible learning opportunities and fun for kids! See how the child-centered Montessori Method supports life-long learners and critical-thinking skills. This event immediately follows the lecture by John Martin.  Please park at Temple Beth El (601 N. Parham Road). A shuttle bus will be […]

Back to School: Preparing Healthy Lunches


By Guest Author: David Novak, Contributing Editor for Healthline Whether you’re packing your own lunch or one for every child in the house, there are real challenges when thinking about your midday meal.  You certainly want healthy options that keep you full enough to stay away from the candy and soda machines come mid-afternoon. There’s […]

Open House for Engineering for Kids!

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Engineering for Kids Learning Center Open House August 24th from 11:00am-2:00pm at the: Engineering For Kids Learning Center 1586 Mountain Road Glen Allen Saturday Robotics Classes begin for ages 4-8 and 8-14 at the EFK Learning Center Birthday Parties with Engineering For Kids: Let Engineering For Kids of Central VA host your next birthday party! […]

Goodbye Daycare, Hello Kindergarten

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I can’t really put my finger on the source of my anxiety about the transition from preschool to kindergarten. We, the parents, are not ready. She, the eager excited 5-year-old daughter, is so ready. Daycare is what we’ve known.  It’s been a very important part of the ‘village’ for 5 years.  I can recite all […]

Be Brave and Kind

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I felt a kind of courage on Roscoe’s first day of summer camp when his delight and anticipation for something yet unknown felt so much mine. We drove steadily across town with the windows open. The warm air blew through the backseat, and roared to the front where I watched him through the rear view […]

Quioccasin Station: Back to School Bash with Food, Games, Prizes and Fun on August 28

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Going back to school has never been this much fun! Quioccasin Station is hosting a fantastic Back to School Bash for the entire family. If you love to eat, play, and have fun – then you’ll love this event. And you can even learn about some exciting resources to encourage kids to learn and grow […]

Robots and Mud Pies π Preschool Open Houses

We are pleased to announce the opening of Robots and Mud Pies π Preschool in Henrico’s west end. Robots and Mud Pies π Preschool is the first Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM) focused preschool in the Richmond area.   Robots and Mud Pies π Preschool will be a half day program for children ages […]

The Podium Gives Richmond Youth a Voice

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The power of words has never been more important than in today’s world of technology and social media. And our youth certainly have a lot to say. But some are just not sure how to say it – or where to say it. That’s where The Podium comes in. A recent article in the Richmond-Times […]