Pittsburgh Readiness Institute will prep high school kids for future careers

The institute will focus on making kids future-ready for productive lives after high school.

A Kidsburgh exclusive: First chance at EQT Children’s Theater Festival tickets

Use our secret code to get early access to the EQT Children’s Theater Festival featured shows.

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!

18 indoor play spaces for Pittsburgh kids

When it’s too cold or too wet to spend time outside, these spots will keep kids active and engaged.

School 2 Career opens the door to bright futures for its ‘CEO’ teens

“We just don’t give up — we can’t. We might be that only voice pushing.”

Dr. Sparks electrifies Pittsburgh kids with scientific silliness

“My love has always been telling stories to children.”

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.

Here’s how educators are changing Pittsburgh kids’ lives via PAsmart funding

With these grants, Pennsylvania invests more in STEM education and workforce readiness than almost any other state.

6 Pittsburgh miniature railroad displays that kids are crazy about

The model railroad holiday tradition began in the late 1800s,

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!

Sponsored Content From our sponsor: Fields of learning: The Shady Side Academy Farm

“Through gardening, students learn how to be responsible caretakers for their environments.”

Maker Monday: 3 DIY birdfeeders

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

3 free, innovative ways for kids to get the best of nature in Pittsburgh

Time spent outdoors can promote physical activity, which in turn improves focus and reduces anxiety. These innovative new Pittsburgh programs will get your kids to embrace nature.

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.

Amgen and Citizen Science Lab launch biotech training for Pittsburgh teachers and kids

“Our goal is to create classroom experiences that will inspire students and ignite their interest in careers in science.”

Maker Monday: Balloon-Powered Racers

This STEM activity is a simple way to illustrate Newton’s Third Law of Motion: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

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