3 local teams compete to be BUILDFest’s 2024 Southwestern PA Youth Pitch champions

BUILDFest gives students a chance to share their entrepreneurial ideas with the community.

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10 family-friendly Pittsburgh events this weekend, many of them free (and Kennywood’s open!)

So many Pittsburgh events on tap including free family fun.

Maker Monday: Kids can make easy, adorable origami frogs

Maker Monday is back with an art project that teaches science, too — check it out right here.

Pittsburgh weekend events

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is up for a national award: Here’s how you can vote

If you love this Pittsburgh treasure, share your vote to give it national recognition!

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Microsocieties and much more: Entrepreneurship education is inspiring kids throughout SWPA

Entrepreneurship education is growing in the Pittsburgh area. What might it do for your child?

12 Pittsburgh flea markets and craft fairs you won’t want to miss this fall

Squirrel Hill Night Market photo above by Brodie Bard. Summer may be over, but fall’s outdoor fun is just heating up! If you’re ready to stroll around a market with […]

These Pittsburgh teen media creators are getting their voices heard — and being celebrated for it

Check out the works of these talented Pittsburgh teen media creators.

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Maker Monday: Kids can make Monster Bookmarks

Maker Monday is here with a great summer project.

11 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend, from a farm tour to a celebration of kites and more

So many things to do in PIttsburgh this weekend: Check out our lineup!

Remake Learning Days

Remake Learning Days festival kicks off with thousands of kid-designed catapults

More than 200 Remake Learning Days events are happening around our region through May 23.

Maker Monday: Make these easy Pencil Topper Creatures

Maker Monday is back with another easy, fun craft for kids!

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Maker Monday: Kids can create these easy, beautiful bubble prints

Maker Monday bubble prints can serve as a backdrop for a drawing or be used as writing paper.

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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.  

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Maker Monday: Marshmallow peep boats

This Maker Monday project offers lots of opportunities for STEM learning.

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.


Maker Monday: easy, colorful paper beads

This Maker Monday project teaches small motor skills and promotes problem-solving, while kids are making something lovely!

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Set your DVR for the two-season marathon of “Cartoon Academy” with Joe Wos

Joe Wos describes his “Cartoon Academy” video series as “Bob Ross meets Mister Rogers.” Catch the two-season marathon on Jan. 2 on WQED-TV.

Maker Monday

Maker Monday: Build a DIY robot that draws pictures!

With this Maker Monday project, kids can create their own “drawbot”!

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Maker Monday: Let’s make puffy snow paint

Maker Monday fun is here!

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Maker Monday: Let’s try making boats that float

This Maker Monday project teaches engineering concepts and more!

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