Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ideas to Do With Your Kids Today- Regal Summer Movies – Fredericksburg, VA

Summer movies are a great way to escape the hot weather, and this is the last week for $1 summer movies at the Regal Cinema.  Regal Cinema is located at 3301 Plank Road in Fredericksburg, VA.  This is the movie theater in Central Park off of Route 3.  This week’s …

Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ideas to Do With Your Kids Today- Loriella Park – Fredericksburg, VA

Loriella Park is located at 10910 Leavells Road, in Spotsylvania County.  Loriella Park has baseball diamonds, a 2.9 mile trail, multi-purpose fields, several playgrounds, disc golf course, lighted tennis courts, picnic areas, and a swimming pool.  The playgrounds at Loriella Park are great for toddlers as well as elementary-aged children …

Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ideas to Do With Your Kids Today- Children’s Museum of Richmond- Fredericksburg, VA

Monday August 15th is the $.15 kids day at the Children’s Museum of Richmond- Fredericksburg.  This is a great opportunity to see what CMOR Fredericksburg has to offer at a reduced price.  On the 15th day of each month, children can attend for $.15, but the accompanying parent or guardian …

Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ideas to Do With Your Kids Today- Braehead Farm – Fredericksburg, VA

Braehead Farm is a great place to take the kids for some family fun.  It is conveniently located right in Fredericksburg at 1130 Tyler Street.  Admission is $5 for kids over 2 and adults.  Kids can see farm animals, play games, swing, or play in the sand pile.  There are …

Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ideas to Do With Your Kids Today- Hunting Run Reservoir and Ni River Reservoir – Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania, VA

Going on a canoe or paddle boat ride is an excellent way to get some exercise while also working on skills like following directions, coordination, and motor skills.  Many local reservoir parks like the Hunting Run Reservoir and Ni River Reservoir offer boat rentals.  Boat rental is $6 per hour …

Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ideas to Do With Your Kids Today- Pots and Palettes – Fredericksburg, VA

Pots and Palettes at 1104 Sophia Street is a great place to visit on a rainy or hot day with your elementary or middle school child.  Kids can select their own pottery, at a variety of price points, starting at $6.  During the summer, kids get half off of the …

Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ideas to Do With Your Kids Today- Miller Farms – Spotsylvania, VA

Miller Farms is located on Orange Plank Road in Spotsylvania and is open Monday-Saturday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm.  It is an excellent place to go with the kids if you are looking for a relaxing trip to the farm.  There is no fee to get into the farm.  Right now, …

Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ideas to Do With Your Kids Today- Kenmore Park – Fredericksburg, VA

Kenmore Park is a great place to take the kids on a sunny day.  It is located on the corner of Kenmore Avenue and Mary Ball Street in Fredericksburg.  The park has a basketball court, lighted and unlighted tennis courts, children’s playground equipment, a toddler play area, and a field. …

Community Partnerships in Education: It Takes a Village to Raise A Child

Many teachers are overwhelmed.   With an increase in state and federal demands for accountability in student achievement, there seems to also be a failure to recognize a very important piece of the puzzle.   Although teachers are primarily held responsible for student achievement, most barriers to school success have little to …