21 ways kids can celebrate the holidays in Pittsburgh

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

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from deep-space travel to holiday happenings

As the weather cools down, things are heating up for Pittsburgh families looking for excitement.

10 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from superbubbles to a ‘Jumanji’ watch party

Kids love exuberant fresh-air activities as well as comforting family time. It’s all about balance.

Wishing out loud: How $1.43 million in new grant funding aims to change the future of learning in Pittsburgh and beyond

The Tomorrow campaign gives 17 grants totaling nearly $1.43 million to fund groundbreaking projects in education.

Building tomorrow’s citizens: Pittsburgh kids can change the world. Teaching them civics can help make it happen.

Youth are taking action and working to make the city of Pittsburgh a more racially just place. 

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.

12 cool ways kids can explore Pittsburgh after dark

Bedtime? What bedtime? When the sun goes down, there’s still time for after dark excitement for Pittsburgh kids.

The jam-packed family guide to Pittsburgh this fall

There seems to be no end to the number of fun things for kids to do this fall.

RLD

300-plus (mostly free) activities spark excitement for kids through Remake Learning Days

RLD connects kids from pre-K through high school with a network of facilities where they can let their imaginations run wild.

10 STEM books on space to test your kid’s outer limits

These STEM: Super Science booklists keep a child’s interest with engaging stories guaranteed to promote curiosity.

winter

All the winter events you need to know about in Pittsburgh for the best season ever

The countdown to spring has never been better!

History Center Summer Camp: Blast from the Past (Session Two)

The Heinz History Center’s exciting summer camps explore Pittsburgh history in engaging and hands-on activities. Blast From the Past session two is for students who have finished 5th or 6th […]

History Center Summer Camp: Pittsburgh Imagineers (Session Two)

The Heinz History Center’s exciting summer camps explore Pittsburgh history in engaging and hands-on activities. Pittsburgh Imagineers session two is for students who have finished 5th or 6th grade. Let […]

History Center Summer Camp: Blast from the Past (Session One)

The Heinz History Center’s exciting summer camps explore Pittsburgh history in engaging and hands-on activities. Blast From the Past session one is for students who have finished 3rd or 4th […]

History Center Summer Camp: Pittsburgh Imagineers (Session One)

The Heinz History Center’s exciting summer camps explore Pittsburgh history in engaging and hands-on activities. Pittsburgh Imagineers session one is for students who have finished 3rd or 4th grade. Let […]

winter events

Winter entertainment guide: Cool, crazy fun for Pittsburgh kids

The Kidsburgh lineup of winter events offers a December full of holiday excitement, but there’s plenty more beyond Santa and the Grinch in January and February.

“Gift of Art” to Pittsburgh Public Schools

You only have a few weeks left to see an exhibit at the Heinz History Center that’s been in the making for 100 years.  The impressive collection of art from […]

10 fun places for hands-on learning in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh kids from tots to teens have loads of exciting opportunities for great adventures combined with hands-on learning.

Smithsonian Learning Labs

Smithsonian Learning Labs delivers the world’s archives to local classrooms

The innovative Learning Lab digital platform delivers the Smithsonian’s vast archives of resources to local classrooms, then lets students and teachers customize and share content.

family-friendly destinations

Family-friendly destinations from coast to coast (and right here at home, too)

These U.S. cities—including our beloved Pittsburgh—are the best family-friendly destinations for 2016, according to parenting blog Mommy Nearest.