Don’t miss December’s top 13 family events in Pittsburgh

Whether you’re looking for a holly jolly good time or an escape from the yuletide madness, this list is for you!

Kidsburgh Hero: Michele Knoll helps kids find their ‘right book’

For many kids, owning their own books isn’t possible. Yet, it’s a critical step in shaping their future academic success.

Sponsored Content From our sponsor: Grace Lin, popular children’s book author, to appear in Words & Pictures series

Words & Pictures presents acclaimed children’s authors and illustrators to readers of all ages.

We’re All Neighbors doll collection now reflects the diversity of Whitehall Library’s community

She watched the community become a melting pot of different ethnicities and wanted the dolls to reflect that growth.

My Favorite Pittsburgh Thing To Do With Kids: Christin Thorpe of Ozzie & Me Foundation

“Family time allows us to learn about each other, the world, and establish our family values.”

Top 12 family-friendly RADical Days events (did we mention free?)

Get ready to play, be entertained and learn some cool new skills.

Learn how to instill your kids with a love of reading in this Kidcast episode

Now that school has started, it’s time to dive into books. We talk to an expert on how to help instill a love of reading your children

What’s new in Pittsburgh school districts this year? Check it out here.

New programming, new initiatives and brand spanking new buildings add up to an exciting school year.

13 best September events for Pittsburgh families

The kids are back in school, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end.

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.”

10 storybooks to ease first-day jitters for kids heading to preschool

Reading about other kids, dinos and llamas who experience the same feelings can help them understand and overcome their fears.

How much do you love me? A storybook that is a gift of love from a dying dad to his little boy

“I am still so proud of him – and telling people about his book is my way of telling the world about him.”

6 reasons to head to the (awesome) Pittsburgh Children’s Film Festival

Though the programming is intended to entertain kids, these movies will appeal to a wide range of movie buffs.

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.

2019 Best Books for Babies deliver brain development (and quality snuggle time)

These top books promote linguistic, cognitive and visual development in babies from birth to 18 months.

15 online ‘camps’ fill kids’ summer with learning adventures

If managing your kids’ summer schedules is running you ragged, you may want to consider the online option.

Kidcast spotlights Buzzword, a fun way to increase your kid’s vocabulary

Learning new words can be a part of playing. We’ll show you how.

9 storybooks for little ones who love their binkies and blankies

Giving up pacifiers and security blankets can be an emotional adjustment, but reading stories about others facing the same struggle can help.

Why does Elmo love books? Watch this Kidcast and find out!

Our Kidcast celebrity guest tells us why reading is so important for him and his monster family.

spring

All the spring events Pittsburgh kids have been waiting for!

Spring’s the perfect time to fly a kite, take a hike and enjoy outdoor festivals.


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