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Games and Activities

Your visit to the Virginia Living Museum will be an adventure. You will be touring the whole state of Virginia in just one day! Here you will meet mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and much more. Start your journey now with the activities below to learn more about nature and the environment in Virginia.

Read about some really special animals and even download a few puzzles.

Interactive Games

Play the VLM Boardwalk Match Game!


Play the Chesapeake Bay Discovery Match Game!

Crossword Puzzles

Download some animal-themed crossword puzzles below.

Coloring Pages

Download some animal- and space-themed coloring pages below.

Fun Patches

Download Animal or Astronomy worksheet and bring with you during your visit to complete fun patch requirements.

Animal Worksheet Astronomy Worksheet

Purchase Fun Patch at the end of your visit at the Wild Things Museum Store.

Cost: $3.99 each without tax.

Additional Links

Chesapeake Bay Program


Check out games, photos, facts and fun about the Chesapeake Bay, provided by the Chesapeake Bay Program.

Chesapeake Bay Program



Check out games, podcasts, fun and real science about animals, plants and space at DragonflyTV.


NASA’s Space Place


The Museum is an official NASA Space Place. Check out these neat activities for kids.

The Space Place is a partnership between the International Technology Education Association and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

NASA's Space Place

 AZA Children’s Picture Books

These books were developed as part of AZA SAFE (Saving Animals From Extinction) in which the entire AZA-accredited zoo and aquarium community is focusing its conservation science, its wildlife expertise and its 180 million visitors on saving species in the wild.