Get to know KDKA’s Kristine Sorensen by hearing her answers to these “22 Questions.”
A new theater company is working to make theater more accessible to children on the autism spectrum, or with social or cognitive disabilities.
The Pittsburgh area has all sorts of underground attractions.
The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is celebrating Aquafest this weekend, where visitors, ages 10 and older, can try out scuba diving in a traveling training pool.
If you’re looking for something fun, and free, to do with your kids this summer, try fishing on the North Shore.
Fresh produce is coming in from farms all around our region right now, but some local high school students are learning to farm year round, no matter what the weather.
School’s out, and that means kids are playing outside a lot more, but one local school is taking a unique approach to educating outside. They built a treehouse classroom — one of only a few like it in the country.
This week, children’s advocates kicked off their campaign to get 40,000 signatures by Aug. 9 in order to get a referendum on the ballot.
One in 59 kids is on the autism spectrum, a number that’s increased tenfold in the last 40 years. This has led to a need for schools to teach autistic children, especially those who are high-functioning.
School is letting out for kids everywhere, and while summer vacation is fun, summer learning loss is a real problem.
The Three Rivers Arts Festival is a perfect place to introduce children to art, and there’s some great ways to make your trip family-friendly.
A local teenager is working to improve the lives of underprivileged children by teaching them chess.
If you’ve been spring cleaning and now have a pile of stuff to get rid of, a yard sale is not always your best bet. You’ll get more money if you target what you sell to the customers who want it.
A local program called Nurture PA is helping moms when they need support.
Did you ever think about the way high school is taught? It hasn’t changed in a century, while so much is changing all around us.
Most kids have played with marbles but not actually played the game of marbles.
Some local schools are teaching kids about money by helping them open their own savings accounts and encouraging them to save a little every week.
Now’s the time to figure out what kids can do this summer to keep their minds active and to keep them out of trouble, and there’s a comprehensive website and job fairs that will help.
A special program in the Mon Valley is helping high school seniors from disadvantaged families achieve their goals, and their success rate is unbelievable.
After the Parkland shooting, students at Mt. Lebanon High School created a new group called “Students for Change.”
Kidsburgh has a new list of eight cool ways kids can explore Pittsburgh after dark.
Two local girls are seeing their dreams come true. They’re cast in the Broadway touring production of the musical “Waitress” while it plays here in Pittsburgh through Sunday.
The warmer weather of the last few days may have you thinking of summer, and now is the time that youth summer camps are opening registration.
Mo Willems is one of the most popular children’s book authors and illustrators and now, his books come to life in a new exhibit at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.
The 50th anniversary of the first national broadcast of ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ is coming up on Monday, Feb. 19.
The “Adopt a School’ program through The Education Partnership just gave out hundreds of brand new school supplies for kids to take home with them at Carnegie Elementary School in Carnegie.
If your kids or grandkids are getting a bit stir crazy because of the cold and snow, there are plenty of places around Pittsburgh offering some indoor fun.
Middle school can be a tough time for kids, but having an adult mentor can have a big influence in making things easier.
Prom is a big night in the lives of young people, but not every high school student gets to experience it.
Pittsburgh has been a pioneer in the “Maker Movement” since it got its name around 10 years ago.
A lot of children got smartphones or tablets for Christmas. Now, parents are left figuring out how to make sure their youngsters are using them safely.
New Year’s Eve can seem like an adult holiday, but it doesn’t have to be.
There are some pretty unique holiday light displays here in Pittsburgh, and checking them out is fun for the entire family.
We’re in the thick of the holiday season, and if you’re still having trouble thinking of what to get a child on your list, Kidsburgh.org has some ideas.
The Lead Task Force released its final report on lead exposure in Allegheny County Tuesday morning.
Now, just in time for Christmas shopping, some local artists and craftsmen are creating unique gift ideas.
Highmark First Night Pittsburgh has unveiled all the newest attractions for the region’s biggest New Year’s Eve party.
Journalist Jane Pauley was in Pittsburgh recently to speak at the Pittsburgh Speakers Series at Heinz Hall, and KDKA’s Kristine Sorensen got to sit down and talk with her while she was in town.
If you are looking for something fun and festive to do with your family this holiday, Kidsburgh has a new guide to help you out.
Thanksgiving is a perfect time to teach kids about giving back.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is about to unveil a huge, new mosaic. And, it was made from the ideas and hands of local high school students.