Remake Learning Days will offer 150+ ways to help your child become career-ready. Which will you choose?

The Remake Learning Days festival offers tons of Career Ready PA events where kids learn valuable skills while having fun.

Earth Day reading list

Your Earth Day reading list from CLP is here

This Earth Day reading list from CLP includes fiction and nonfiction titles.

center for creative reuse

The Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse: Where old objects meet new possibilities

The possibilities at the Center for Creative Reuse, with a bit of kinetic creativity added, are virtually endless.  

Local principals were honored by the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation — check out these MVPs

Photo above courtesy of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit When COVID-19 hit, the role of principal took on a new level of importance. Schools across the country worked to maintain a […]

grounding kit

What is a grounding kit? Learn how to make this tool that can help with emotional regulation.

Grounding kits are a great resource to keep on hand for situations in which a person needs relief from stress, anxiety, or both.

Calling all creative teens! Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is now accepting submissions for the Teen Media Awards

Photo above courtesy of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. It’s time again for the annual Teen Media Awards through the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. For creative teens across the metro region, […]

New encouragement cards are here from Fred Rogers Productions and The Mentoring Partnership

Image above courtesy of Fred Rogers Productions and The Mentoring Partnership  The legacy of Fred Rogers has transformed the entire city of Pittsburgh for generations — especially for its youngest […]

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How to raise a reader: 8 tips from Common Sense Media for getting kids hooked on books

Encouraging kids to read can be easy with this advice from Common Sense Media.

black history month

Check out CLP’s Black History Month reading lists and events for the whole family

Check out CLP’s Black History Month reading lists and events.

Washington DC roadtrip

Travel guide: Take your kids for a fun, educational Washington, DC road trip

A DC roadtrip is an easy drive from Pittsburgh and so educational!

Human Services Center Mon Valley has helped families for 40 years, and they’re just getting started

The Human Services Center was established in 1982 as a human services “mall” with a mission to fight poverty.


Buzzword is back: This Pittsburgh art and literacy partnership is hosting live events for families again

At Buzzword events, “we have the social-emotional component, we have the learning capacity, and we have the mental health focus.” 

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SLB Radio’s Open Studio welcomes tweens and teens who want to learn podcasting

At SLB Radio’s Open Studio, the friendly staff is ready to help kids explore the world of audio creation — and it’s free!

Pittsburgh bookstores

7 independent Pittsburgh bookstores that families will love

These Pittsburgh bookstores are perfect for families with young readers.

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Let’s make leaf print art

This Maker Monday “Let’s Try” video teaches kids to get creative with beautiful fall leaves!

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Let’s make shaving cream prints

This easy DIY Maker Monday project can be done with items you likely have around the house.

Maker Monday: Let’s try making flower crowns

Enjoy this flower-filled DIY project!

Back-to-school guide: 4 great ways to get kids ready for the school year

These four easy moves can help kids feel ready for a great school year ahead.

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Kidsburgh on KDKA: Great maker activities for the final weeks of summer

Check out these fun and easy maker activities for kids.

Remake Learning

Career Ready PA events connect kids with potential paths toward their futures

During the month of May, thousands of students and families attended more than 100 Career Ready PA events as part of Remake Learning Days.

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