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Maker Monday: Monogram Splatter Art

This is a cool project for a range of ages, with smaller kids needing just a bit more guidance.

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Maker Monday: Decorated Bunny House

Surrounded by so much Easter candy, we found a better use of all those empty calories.

Maker kids will love these free crafting classes, thanks to Creativebug and Carnegie Library

“The craft renaissance is here and the library wants Pittsburgh to join.”

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Maker Monday: Ice Cream in a Bag

Ice cream made by hand just tastes better!


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.

10 best places to throw a kids birthday party in Pittsburgh

Looking to throw your kid a birthday party that goes beyond balloons and crepe paper streamers? We’ve got you covered!

Sponsored Content The Citizen Science Lab’s hands-on camps make summer fun and educational

Our young scientists learn inside the lab and outside.


Are you R.E.A.A.D.Y. for this? A STEM and performing arts school is in the works for Millvale.

There are plenty of reasons to dance, sing and make merry in Millvale.

Sponsored Content Shady Side Academy summer programs have something for every kid!

Summer is a unique time for students to grow. A good summer camp or class can give kids the opportunity to discover new passions, develop existing talents, forge new friendships […]


2019 Pittsburgh summer camps that appeal to every kind of kid

Summer is too short to fit in all the cool camps available for Pittsburgh kids.

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Maker Monday: Underwater Fireworks

Little kids will find their giggles watching the moving colors swirl below the surface.

Catalyst Connection’s student video contest shows the cool side of manufacturing

Teams from 20 Pittsburgh-area middle schools produced these creative videos.

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Maker Monday: Play-Doh Maze

Feeling competitive? Time your race to the end and see if you can improve your speed or use a timer to race with friends.

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ASSET STEM aims to empower Pittsburgh kids as climate change leaders

“We believe this new program will inspire a future of environmental scientists, who will lead the way in solving complex problems.”

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Maker Monday: Salt Painting

We went with snowflake designs because we love how the salt adds shimmer and shine to the final masterpiece.

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Study the science of art and the art of science at new Da Vinci exhibit

“Even 500 years later, Da Vinci’s work is still being studied. He still plays a part in our daily lives. It’s interesting to see this all in one setting.”

Pittsburgh-based Remake Learning Days is going nationwide this spring

For more than a decade, Remake Learning has served as the hub of a vibrant network of Pittsburgh-area educators, artists, technologists and community organizations with a shared goal of creating […]

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Pittsburgh kids stand up for the environment through Young Voices for the Planet

A lot of kids today feel this world is spinning out of control. It’s not the greatest time to be growing up. The children need to rise up to protect their future.

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Maker Monday: Pompom Catapult

With a little guidance, parents can give kids a hands-on lesson in engineering through building a catapult.

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How will we live in the future? These kids offer cool solutions for cities ahead of their time.

Kids from Propel East envision a way for coastal cities to survive when waters start to rise from global warming. The plan: Live underwater.

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