9 things to do with kids (at home) this week in Pittsburgh, from a dance party to a magic show

Groove to the music, get your baseball fix and enjoy the best rainy day ever.

Frustrated with remote learning? AIU launches Google Classroom workshops for parents

The virtual workshops came about from school district requests for help.  

A parents’ ultimate guide to Zoom

Learn more about the video-conferencing software that took the world by storm — until issues caused a backlash. 

Experts say child abuse numbers are likely to be higher during coronavirus outbreak

The child welfare system is very much operational at this point in time.

Kidcast shares a kid-friendly recipe for junior chefs

Cooking can be a great way to enjoy time together with your kids.

7 things to do with kids (at home) this week in Pittsburgh, from meeting Dumbledore to junk mail inspiration

You’ll have as much fun as your kids dipping into these projects.

GMA hosts Pittsburgh midwife and her ‘Lean on Me’ performance at Magee

She sang as a thank you to frontline workers and Pittsburghers who are helping to flatten the COVID-19 curve by staying home.

8 Pittsburgh authors of YA and children’s books you should know

“The best children’s literature explores big, universal themes that appeal to readers of all ages.”

7 ways to celebrate Month of the Young Child

If you’re quarantined with kids, you appreciate the importance of early childhood education — and the teachers dedicated to it.

How to be resilient during times that try your family’s mental health

Have you found yourself pushed to your limit, losing patience?  Or do you find your kids are acting in ways they don’t normally behave?

Take a fascinating tour of the teenage brain with Pittsburgh researcher Dr. Beatriz Luna

“Adolescence is not a disease. It’s an amazing time of life that we have to understand so we can make it the best possible,”

Pittsburgh’s Leandra Mira speaks for kids on the need for an Earth Day climate emergency declaration

The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day seemed like the right time to come together to take serious action and declare a climate emergency.

8 things to do this week with kids (at home) in Pittsburgh, from spin art to hockey drills

Discover your inner rebel, jump into STEM or make time for music.

Are your kids anxious about coronavirus? Dr. G is here to help

The health crisis can be frightening for kids when schoolyard chatter raises all sorts of misinformation.

Pittsburgh school districts are finding innovative ways to support kids during coronavirus closings

“Education is an important part of it, but the human aspect of it is, too. We want to make sure our families are OK.”

Kidcast shows how to get your kids cooking, age by age

Believe it or not, kids can start to help cook as young as 2 years.

10 Pittsburgh shops where you can (safely) buy local chocolate and Easter treats

These local candy companies offer curbside pickup or will ship chocolate bunnies to your door.

Pittsburgh’s tech community and nonprofits partner to get laptops to kids

“Bridging the digital divide is just a start. … We encourage others to join us.”

9 things to do (at home) with kids in Pittsburgh this week

Time to play, learn and create, from learning a technique from Andy Warhol to bedtime stories from Dolly Parton.

Common Sense Media launches Wide Open School, a free online resource

A group of 25 organizations came together and raised their hands to help.