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

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.” 

slb radio

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.

maker activities

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.

summer BOOST

Pittsburgh Public Schools summer programming gives students a BOOST from pandemic learning losses

PPS’s Summer BOOST program was created to address pandemic learning loss. Details here.

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Let’s try collage!

Let your little ones get super-creative with magazine pages, newspapers or even junk mail.

summer camp

14 summer camps in Pittsburgh for kids who love science and technology

From filmmaking and robotics to environmental science and so much more, these camps are great for STEM fun and learning.

Startable empowers entrepreneurial kids to turn ideas into businesses

“We want them constantly looking at different things and thinking, ‘What can I make out of that?’ Or, ‘Here’s a problem; how do I fix that?’”

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: How to make your own knitting loom and start knitting

Any day is a fun time for a Maker Monday activity.

Future Ready Career Centers

Future Ready Career Centers are on display this week across Pennsylvania

Four Future Ready Centers will be host showcase events this week during Remake Learning Days. Details here.

remaking tomorrow

With help from KnowledgeWorks and SLB Radio, local teens take over the Remaking Tomorrow podcast

“From a young person’s perspective, how do they think about equity?” Find out on Remaking Tomorrow.

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.

With $15,000 grant, WQED Steeltown Film Academy develops content for kids, created by kids

Each grant recipient is tasked to collaborate with kids to create public media content for tweens and teens.


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