Don’t miss ‘Alma’s Way’ storytimes this month at local libraries

These upcoming storytime events use characters from “Alma’s Way” to teach thinking skills.

Daniel Tiger’s new digital game helps prep kids for a positive experience at the dentist

“Daniel Tiger: At the Dentist” is a new free game that can help kids feel comfortable at the dentist.

Meet the creator of PBS Kids’ newest show, “City Island”

“City Island” is a fun, vibrant, immersive show for kids ages 6-9, with a focus on what it means to be part of a community.

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Daniel Tiger is turning 10! We’ve got all the details about PBS KIDS’ 10th-anniversary celebration.

Here’s the scoop on all the 10th anniversary Daniel Tiger fun coming up soon!

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4 great lessons everyone can learn (yes, even grownups!) from the PBS KIDS show “Elinor Wonders Why”

“Elinor Wonders Why” teaches viewers about science — and about the importance of asking questions.

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PBS KIDS offers 4 DIY projects to keep kids busy during holiday break

PBS KIDS for Parents has great ideas for keeping your little ones busy during the holiday school break.

Watch for ‘Alma’s Way,’ a new show from Fred Rogers Productions and a ‘Sesame Street’ alum

In each episode, there’s a “think through” moment, where Alma figures out an answer to a problem like why her brother is mad.

Winning entries from 2020 PBS Kids Writers Contest charm readers with original tales and creative drawings

“It is so amazing to read the stories that the children create and very rewarding to acknowledge their hard work.”

This webinar series offers tips on how to manage back-to-school

Learn from the country’s leading experts in education and childhood development.

A parent’s ultimate guide to YouTube Kids

Is YouTube Kids really safe for kids? Learn more about this kid-targeted, but sometimes iffy, YouTube-lite app. 

Want to support Black Lives Matter? Here’s where to start in Pittsburgh.

Want to get more proactive about equality? We’ve gathered some terrific resources to get conversations started and ways to take action.

10 things to do with kids (at home) this week in Pittsburgh, from exploring bugs to the re-imagined Children’s Festival

Kids can get physical, exercise their intellect, or be downright silly this week.

These 4 Pittsburgh writing contests give kids a creative outlet at home

These four spring writing contests will keep literacy skills sharp for kids from kindergarten through high school.

Sharpen your pencils and gather your markers! It’s time for PBS KIDS Writers Contest

Over the past 11 years, the contest has received more than 12,000 story entries.

Bright by Text, in partnership with WQED, offers kid-focused tips, games and guidance via text

“We want parents to have the best research-based information right at their fingertips.”

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Roam the Fred Rogers Trail for a ‘beautiful day’ in Pittsburgh and beyond

The Fred Rogers Trail allows fans to walk in Fred’s shoes, preferably wearing sneakers and a zip-up cardigan.


Meet Will Tolliver, PBS Kids Early Learning Champion, who leads by example

“I just try to spread love, kindness, empathy and acceptance because kids are watching us.”

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How to teach your kids STEM lessons (without a PhD in science)

The good news for parents: Science can definitely be taught at home, and you don’t have to be a scientist to raise a baby Einstein.


Up all night with ‘Daniel Tiger’: WQED PBS KIDS launches new 24/7 TV channel

On Jan. 16, WQED and PBS KIDS will launch a new TV channel to broadcast children’s programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week. About six months later, a gaming component will be added.

White House recognizes local STEM learning efforts

Pittsburgh-based organizations lead growing movement to bring STEM learning (science, technology, engineering and math) to America’s youngest children.