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Bring the Outdoors Indoors!
Get ready for your upcoming James River Park visit with these fun and educational games, projects, lessons, and more! These links and articles help children of all ages learn more about the experiences they’ll have, the things they’ll see, and the lessons they’ll learn while exploring the Park. They’re perfect for exploring from your home!
This week, Sarah and Penelope took a run through Riverview Cemetery. Just a short distance from downtown, the cemetery is located at 1401 S Randolph St, Richmond, VA 23220; It's close to Hollywood Cemetery, Oregon Hill, and North Bank Park. Unlike North Bank Park,...
Today, Penelope and Sarah are reading "Blueberries for Sal", a Caldecott Medal- winning children's book by Robert McCluskey. Join us at 10am on Thursdays for live Zoom story time, and check back here for video recording of the stories. If you have stories that...
Happy Friday, JRPS family! Here’s a Nature Nugget that Katie Schmidt posted, with a vocabulary word I’d never heard before! Cauliflory!
Redbuds are blooming around the neighborhood. Their flowers can grow straight from the trunk: cauliflory.
Project WET is a favorite curriculum and activity resource for JRPS education staff. Today, we thought we’d highlight this cute video with a few ideas for activities to do with your preschool-aged kiddos!
Here’s an activity that’s ideal for the third-grader in your life: Web of Life (or build a food web). We build food webs like this when third grade classes come to visit JRPS educators on field trips, and it’s a great one to work on as a family, at home!
Good morning Pink Sorrel. This bundle of color has leaves that resemble clover but this belongs to the genus Oxalis (clover belongs to Trifolium).