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6 fun family events in Pittsburgh this weekend, including maple sugaring, Flamingo Fest and a free Crafternoon

Check out this lineup of kid-focused fun happening in Pittsburgh this weekend!

Carnegie Museum of Art’s hands-on Art Connection classes have inspired local kids for decades

Check out this long-running series of classes at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

keep kids busy in Pittsburgh

6 ways to keep kids busy in Pittsburgh this weekend, from snow tubing and skating to sweet storytelling

Need to keep kids busy in Pittsburgh? This weekend you have help from an artistic abuela, enormous rabbits and Peter Pan!

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10 Pittsburgh events for kids in December that you won’t want to miss

Check out our guide to the December events for kids that you won’t want to miss.

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.

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.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from owl prowls to Dr. Frankenbean

We’re loving this season with fresh-air opportunities to hike trails, visit creatures and enjoy outdoor theater.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from space adventures to glassmaking kits

Head to a farm, watch a ballet or take a guided bike tour around the city.

Yoga, babies and art? Kidcast checks out this cool class at Carnegie Museum

Engaging in the arts can lead to increased self-esteem, a decrease in stress and depression levels, and it improves your overall sense of well-being.

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Photo essay: Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative explores a day of play to support learning and harness creativity

Learning through play builds skills that are important to child development: Physical, emotional, social, creative and cognitive.

Sponsored Content Creative young minds flourish at The Art Connection

These classes don’t just offer art instruction—they teach kids to think like artists.

Play by the Fire

Be a part of our annual teen art night, open to anyone age 13–18. MAKE ART with many local organizations. Assemble Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Make buttons and take […]

Pittsburgh summer camps 2018: 10 arts adventures your kids will love

“Instructors focus on helping children become creative decision makers, take risks and try new tools and processes.”

Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Virtual reality really hit the consumer market about a year ago, and for the first time, it’s at a price point that schools can afford. The Allegheny Intermediate Unit has […]

Creative reuse and play at the new North Braddock Recycle Park

The North Braddock Recycle Park is a former abandoned playspace undergoing an exciting revitalization through creative reuse.

Top 10 unique outdoor play spaces in Pittsburgh

From Phipps Discovery Garden to the Water Steps, here are 10 can’t-miss places for kids to explore outdoors in Pittsburgh.