Kidsburgh Learning Guide: Making the most of maker learning

Kids can discover what it means to be a maker throughout Pittsburgh.

Matt’s Maker Space grows to an impressive 30 locations, including the first out of state

“My favorite thing is when a child walks into a Matt’s Maker Space and looks up at their teacher and says, ‘Who’s Matt?’ ”

EdCorps Real World Scholars develops kid entrepreneurs to lead tomorrow’s business world

“There’s just endless support for it, from students, from parents, from the community, from administrators,”

8 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, including a penguin encounter

This week’s programming entices families with a cookie decorating class, a home theater experience and fanciful dance parties.

Miss our Love Letter Cookie class? Catch Jasmine Cho’s pro tips in this video

These breakable cookies unveil hidden messages inside.

Sweet! Kidsburgh and Remake Learning Days launch free cookie classes with Jasmine Cho

Kids will learn how to make Love Letter Cookies that include a touch of magic.

All the winter events you need to keep Pittsburgh kids busy throughout the season

Some think of winter as a time to hibernate under a fuzzy comforter. We offer a big, wonderful list of things to do with kids this winter!

Highmark First Night

10 things to do at Pittsburgh’s First Night countdown to 2020

This kid-friendly night of activities spans 14 blocks in the Cultural District.

Kidcast: Trying Together shares ways to encourage creative play

Open-ended materials mean the toys have limitless possibilities for play.

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!

Industrial Arts Workshop to open a permanent home for its youth-based, workforce-developing mission

“I love seeing the journey the kids go through and seeing them have an outlet for their emotions.”

11 free holiday events for Pittsburgh kids, from Light Up Night to First Night

This magical celebration of bright lights, festive music and tradition brings families closer together.

Maker Monday: Snowstorm Magic

Elsa is not the only one who can make a snowstorm!

8 reasons your kids will have a blast at Pittsburgh’s Handmade Arcade

Kids are happy to tag along, enticed by the Hands-on Handmade activity area, a free crafting space with 18 projects.

Maker Monday: 3 DIY birdfeeders

It’s a great time to consider feeding birds who stay with us all winter long.

Lights On Afterschool: Kids can choose from 65 free quality events in Pittsburgh

Led by longtime chairman Arnold Schwarzenegger, more than 8,000 Lights On Afterschool rallies are held annually. 

Maker Monday: Creepy Climbing Creatures

This is a cool STEAM project as kids consider the engineering mechanics of how to put them together.

Maker Monday: 3 Playful Painting Projects

Sometimes the method is as creative as the finished product.

New Glimcher Tech & Design Hub combines the latest and greatest in STEM education

“You see levels of engagement from students go up as they start tinkering and making things.”

5 reasons to get kids wrapped up in ‘Mummies of the World’ in Pittsburgh

Kids will be captivated by hands-on interactive stations, cutting-edge 3-D animation and state-of-the-art multimedia.

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