Top 13 February events for kids in Pittsburgh

We view February as the Wednesday of winter, the halfway month where we can spot a hint of spring in every crocus and robin outside the window. But it’s also […]

8 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from corny jokes to maker mania

The force is strong in Pittsburgh’s maker world as more educators organize programs for hands-on experimentation.

How to talk to teens about dealing with online predators

Use this script to kick off a conversation with your kid. 

10 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from a tropical escape to a hot cocoa hike

Winter is the inspiration for many events this week, whether to celebrate and relish the brisk weather or to find a warm escape from the cold.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from ‘Sleep Squad’ rockets to MLK celebrations

Looking for creative, educational and cultural events? We’ve got you covered with activities for kids from early learners to tweens and teens.

Common Sense Media: Best family movies of 2020

Our top-rated films of the year for kids, tweens, and teens. 

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from Penguins fan fun to a puppet circus

Up the fun quotient with a strong injection of anti-boredom pursuits.

11 top January events for kids in Pittsburgh

The new year breaks open with lots of cool things to do with kids

8 things to do with kids in Pittsburgh this week (and next)

Challenge your kids’ ingenuity with hands-on maker projects.

Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: How can your school help you and your kids?

Schools have a wide range of resources available to help kids and their families with mental health.

Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: What do we mean when we talk about kids’ mental health?

There is plenty of information and support now available to help families cultivate the best possible mental health.

Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: What are warning signs of mental health difficulties in kids?

If heightened emotions seem to get in the way of their daily life, or a child seems very frequently angry or sad, it’s important to investigate further. 

Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: Where parents can access community services

Fortunately, there are many good — and in many cases free — sources of mental health support in Pittsburgh. 

Common Sense Media: Winter break activities for families

Embrace the fun over winter break with these creative activity ideas.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from cookie decorating kits to a Winter Solstice party

We have lots of ways to make this week fun, from cookie-making kits to voting for the best gingerbread houses.

9 things to with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from a horse experience to ‘Hip Hop Nutcracker’

The variety of things to do with kids is impressive.

10 Pittsburgh toy stores with all the stuff kids love best

You’ll find great big stuff and loads of little stocking stuffers, too.

Common Sense Media: How to help kids stay focused during distance learning

To make sure kids stay on task, use an automated to-do list, an at-a-glance scheduler, a site blocker, or another digital tool to prevent distractions. 

8 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from free ice-skating lessons to the ultimate DIY

There are plenty of reasons to love winter weather this week.

21 ways kids can celebrate the holidays in Pittsburgh

These traditions are modified with safety in mind but maintain the season’s enchantment.