parents as allies

Inventive hacks with a big helping of empathy: How Parents as Allies 2.0 is sparking change throughout SWPA

Dozens of innovative ideas have emerged from the recent Parents as Allies 2.0 design sprint, which brought together teams of educators and parents from 23 local school districts.

Back-to-school guide: 4 great ways to get kids ready for the school year

These four easy moves can help kids feel ready for a great school year ahead.

EdWeek's Leaders to Learn From

EdWeek is asking: Who are the ‘unsung heroes’ in your school district?

The national education publication EdWeek has put out a call to families all across the country.

8 family events in Pittsburgh this weekend, from the Big Day Aht to the Asian Lantern Festival

Tons of free fun for Pittsburgh families

Family road trip on just 1 tank of gas: Next stop, Cleveland!

This summer, Kidsburgh has been taking our readers on a tour of great spots that you can reach on just one tank of gas. Next stop: Cleveland!

‘Kindergarten camps’ aim to fill in social and emotional gaps for those who missed preschool

Important learning time has been lost in kindergarten as teachers had to work with students who were not used to the routines of school. Kindergarten camps can help.

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Let’s try sorting

This Maker Monday activity helps teach young kids colors, shapes and counting! Check it out.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Western PA

Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania facing challenges to fulfill its mission

Details on the past, present and future of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania.

dental care in Pittsburgh

Free dental care and mobile dental care clinic for Pittsburgh families this weekend and Monday/Tuesday

Check out these opportunities to get your kids seen by a dentist in Pittsburgh in the next few days.

leadership program for girls in Pittsburgh

L.A.U.N.C.H. leadership program for girls in Pittsburgh propels them toward STEM careers

PTC’s leadership program for girls in Pittsburgh offers skill-building, networking and plenty of inspiration.

8 super-fun things to do with kids in Pittsburgh, from falconry to kayak lessons

So many things to do with kids in Pittsburgh! Check out this lineup.

Center for Aviation Technology and Training

Wilkinsburg’s Center for Aviation Technology and Training is ready to inspire your kids

The Center for Aviation Technology and Training is currently open to school groups or youth-centered organizations

maker activities

Kidsburgh on KDKA: Great maker activities for the final weeks of summer

Check out these fun and easy maker activities for kids.

Youth MOVE Day

P3R’s Youth MOVE Day invites families for free field activities at RMU Island Sports Center

Youth MOVE Day offers fun field day events for the whole family.

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Let’s try making recycled candles

Kids can learn to upcycle old candles into new ones with this Maker Monday project! Watch the video here.

Larimer rain garden

This flower-filled Larimer rain garden is officially open for outdoor education

This beautiful Larimer rain garden will help kids learn about pollinators, stormwater, native plants and more.

Riverhounds Kids Night

Sponsored Content Superheroes and princesses and ice cream – Oh my! Riverhounds’ Kids Night happens this weekend.

Check out all the fun happening at the Riverhounds game on Saturday night.

The largest mural in the Pittsburgh region is coming to life in the Hill District — and you can help paint it

“I painted my name because I guess it’s important to show people how much you care about the community,” said 16-year-old Jerome Morant.

9 cool things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend with kids, from dance events and movies to an all-day party

Another fun-filled weekend is ahead with great free events.

The 5 C’s of Remake Learning: How a few key strategies have changed students’ lives in the Pittsburgh region

These guiding principles have helped Remake Learning elevate learning throughout the Pittsburgh region.