Three Rivers Arts Festival

Your family guide to 10 days of free fun at the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival

Highlights of the best kid-focused activities at the Three Rivers Arts Fest — all free!

Maker Monday: Let’s try making our own watercolor paints from old markers

Maker Monday fun: Did you know you could create new colors of paint from dried up markers? Here’s how.

Book-loving kids, from tots to teens, will find their bliss at the free Pittsburgh Festival of Books

“Reading is an escape for kids. It can take them on an adventure.”

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Let’s Try Making Origami Hearts (all you need is paper and scissors)

It’s Maker Monday! Check out Kidsburgh’s latest craft project right here.

10 can’t-miss events in May for Pittsburgh kids

There are so many cool events in May for Pittsburgh kids. Check out our list.

Maker Monday: Let’s try quilling with this easy video

Maker Monday videos offer easy, fun maker projects that kids can do at home

wonder with us

Free ‘Wonder With Us’ events invite kids and parents to talk with superstar artists about creating and caring

During these free “Wonder With Us” events, you and your kids can meet incredible creatives.

Aaban Mahmood

Elementary-schooler Aaban Mahmood makes Pittsburgh a kinder place through his project ‘Kindness + Diversity = LOVE’

He is only 6 years old. But Aaban Mahmood is already making Pittsburgh a kinder place!

Jasmine Cho

Jasmine Cho of Yummyholic is creating conversations about race you can consume

Jasmine Cho uses her self-taught culinary skills to shine a (delicious) light on populations that are misrepresented or underrepresented.

10 best March events for kids in Pittsburgh, from ‘Disney on Ice’ to St. Patrick’s Day

Check out this lineup of great March events for kids in Pittsburgh.

Negro leagues

Heads up: Pittsburgh Negro Leagues legends are included in new bobblehead collection

We love toys that teach!

9 immersive career programs in Pittsburgh where kids can experience jobs firsthand

These programs connect kids to professions from engineering and veterinary medicine to scientific research and teaching.


How local parents and teachers feel about ‘Maus’ being banned — and about teaching difficult history

It is a familiar story, repeated so many times in American life over the decades: Words and pictures, simple and powerful, and divisive once again. A rural Tennessee school district’s […]

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.

kid-friendly show and events

Winter Entertainment Guide: All the kid-friendly shows and events coming to Pittsburgh this winter 

Our big winter entertainment guide is here! Check out all the kid-friendly shows and events coming to Pittsburgh this winter.

keep kids busy during holiday break

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.

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Casa San José helps immigrant families preserve holiday traditions and embrace new ones in Pittsburgh

Homesick at the holidays? Here’s advice from Casa San José about holding on to the familiar while embracing the new.

A bodycast from Pompeii- The Exhibition_photo by Sally Quinn

7 reasons to catch the explosive ‘Pompeii: The Exhibition’ at Carnegie Science Center

Visit the Pompeii exhibition at the Carnegie Science Center to explore this city, rediscovered just 250 years ago.

Local kids can learn how to tell stories the Pixar way

Pittsburgh kids can learn how to become strong storytellers through a unique program by Pixar called Story Xperiential.

Expert advice on helping kids get creative with arts projects

How can parents help support their kids’ creativity around things related to the arts? 

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