be my neighbor day

Hang out with Daniel Tiger at this weekend’s ‘Be My Neighbor Day’ events

Be My Neighbor Day is a fun holiday that’s all about kindness and connecting — and it’s almost here!

15 Pittsburgh summer camps for kids who love tech and science

There are Pittsburgh summer camps for every kid — including science and technology fans!

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19 Pittsburgh-area summer camps for arts-loving kids

These Pittsburgh-area camps offer everything from glass blowing and movie making to sewing, stage performances of all kinds and more.

10 cool Pittsburgh events this weekend, including outdoor fun, early holiday shopping and more

Check out this lineup of Pittsburgh events happening this weekend — perfect for families!

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.

12 summer camps perfect for Pittsburgh-area kids who love science and technology

These Pittsburgh summer camps are full of science and tech fun.

Pittsburgh events

From an ice festival to a hike with park rangers, check out 10 events happening around the Pittsburgh region this weekend

Check out these events happening around the Pittsburgh region this weekend!


On the final days of #BeKind21, here’s how your kids can spread kindness throughout our region

Check out the final three #BeKind21 actions for kids and adults to do this week.


#BeKind21 has begun! Here’s how you and your kids can get involved.

Now through Sept. 21, #BeKind21 will share daily ideas for cultivating kindness.

things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend

7 things to do this weekend in Pittsburgh with kids, including baseball, bison and a massive block party

Got plans? From “Daniel Tiger”‘s birthday to STEAM fun at PNC Park, there are so many things to do this weekend in Pittsburgh with kids.

school bullying

Local foundation and WQED team up to reduce school bullying

This Pittsburgh-based foundation is fighting school bullying through an innovative education program.

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.”

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.”

Check out these winning stories from the 2019 WQED Kids Writers Contest

Read these winning stories with your kids as a jumping point for their own storytelling. Warning: Giggling – and big ideas – may occur.

How can libraries keep up? With local tech partners, via WQED’s Inquire Within

“We open up the catalog of resources and say, ‘You tell us what will work best in your space.’ ”

Daniel Tiger

Be My Neighbor Day recruits and celebrates family volunteers

Kids might enjoy washing a firetruck, cleaning a playground, playing games with seniors or making greeting cards.


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.”

Wash & Learn

Wash & Learn’s pop-up library spins suds and stories

“The goal of this really is to avoid the summer slump. And help parents realize that learning can happen in everyday spaces.”

Read me a story? Write me a story! 2018 PBS KIDS Writers Contest winners

Read the winning stories with your kids as a jumping point for their own storytelling. Warning: Giggling – and big ideas – may occur.