Family-friendly summer fun activities in Pittsburgh

9 things to do in with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from Meowfest to an elephant birthday party

Having a great week with kids all comes down to attitude – and having a list of fun activities doesn’t hurt either.

10 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from a ‘Jurassic Park’ Watch Party to Pop Art Pop Ups

Seeking a well-balanced life for your family? You’ve got it covered here.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from humpback whales to a little mermaid

July continues to roll with plenty of activities for inquisitive kids.

Parents don’t have to be perfect. They just have to be involved. 

When parents, grandparents and caregivers are involved in their kids’ learning, it makes a positive difference.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from ‘Hair Love’ to an eco-river weekend

Our family events range from outdoors to indoors with enough fun to fill a whole week.

Hands-on learning in Pittsburgh: Hammering a nail, threading a needle, learning a new skill

Is a new era of “home ec” and “shop on the horizon?

9 things to do with kids in Pittsburgh this week, from a baby sea lion to a water park

Ready for a road trip that lands your family safe at home by the end of the day? We have some great ideas!

As learning innovation grows, a fresh approach to ‘summer melt’ emerges in Pittsburgh

Over summer break, kids may lose up to 25 percent of what they learned during the school year.

The power to connect — and separate — with technology

Teachers and parents are finding the best ways to use digital technology for effective learning, real communication and meaningful assessment.

A parent’s ultimate guide to YouTube Kids

Is YouTube Kids really safe for kids? Learn more about this kid-targeted, but sometimes iffy, YouTube-lite app. 

8 things to do with kids in Pittsburgh this week, from free fishing to $1 movies

It does the heart good to see more and more summer staples returning to the calendar.

JAM clubs, Fab Labs and more: How innovative programs are teaching the skills every child needs

These innovative learning organizations are teaching kids practical and social emotional skills for life.

8 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from spray parks to pick-your-own strawberries

We’re excited about the official start of summer this weekend and all the fun of the season.

10 ways to prevent summer brain drain in Pittsburgh kids

“Even though they’re resilient, kids still need support.”

8 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from real-life kayaking to a virtual dance party

As Pittsburgh slowly opens up, we’re excited by the recreational alternatives launching in new, safe ways.

Lots of virtual summer camps in Pittsburgh to choose from

Kids can still enjoy creative and educational opportunities, just in a different way.

8 things to do with kids in Pittsburgh this week, from BioBlitz to a re-imagined Three Rivers Arts Festival

Take a river cruise, sip an ice ball or learn more about the creatures in your backyard.

10 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh from a zoo drive-thru to playhouse construction

These options will entertain every kind of kid.   

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from Steelers fun to swimming lessons without a pool

This week is full of challenges, inspiration and creative ways to move outside (safely).


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