CMoR's educational programming and services include:
Field Trip Programming: The Children's Museum of Richmond offers over twenty Field Trip programs ranging from pre-kindergarten to third grade facilitated classes. These programs emphasize Math, Science, English, History and Art. All programs are aligned with the Virginia Standards of Learning and Virginia's Foundation Blocks of Early Learning standards. Multi-visit programs are offered to underserved children in partnership with public schools and Head Start Programs. The multi-visit programs focus on various standards such as economic literacy, art and cultural diversity.
Special Events: The Children's Museum of Richmond hosts more than twenty special events throughout the year that highlight the diversity of the Richmond community, celebrate cultural traditions, and promote literacy and learning.
Special Needs Programming: Evening events are held exclusively for children with special needs and their families. This program features open play and discovery and permits these exceptional children to meet other children with special needs, their caregivers and siblings. The museum also offers exceptional education adapted Field Trip Programming.
Commonwealth Parenting: For nearly 30 years, Commonwealth Parenting has served as the Richmond area’s leading resource for parenting information, empowering parents to be the best parents they can be through education and support. Commonwealth Parenting serves approximately 3,200 families annually. The family educators and accredited experts are committed to helping families thrive, offering hands-on instruction on a wide-range of topics through classroom and private session settings, as well as a Parenting Hotline.
Central Virginia Children's Book Bank: The Children’s Book Bank exists to put as many books as possible into the hands and lives of children in need. By providing opportunities for children to read and be read to, the Children’s Book Bank is an important tool in improving school readiness for prekindergarten-aged children and enhancing literacy in school-aged children.
Junior Intern Program: The Junior Intern Program is a year-long program that teaches dedicated high school students about non-profit management. The Junior Interns volunteer with the museum and take monthly training sessions to further their understanding of childhood development and the museum's internal workings. Upon completion of the program, the Junior Interns receive a college scholarship.