Take Action for Play

How can YOU bring play back to your community? Saving play can start with something as simple as a bucket of sidewalk chalk.

We want to empower you to take action and connect you to other moms, dads, teachers, and community advocates who want to give all children the time and space to play. Join us!

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Playful City USA

Playful City USA communities use play as a solution to address a number of challenges facing communities.

» About Playful City USA
» Stories from Playful City USA
» This year's Playful City USA communities

Host a Play Day
Bring old-fashioned fun to your neighborhood! Get started with our free Play Day resources.
» Learn More

Play Matters

Play is on the decline throughout America and too many kids are missing out on the childhood they deserve.
 
» Join us to give all children the childhood they deserve
» America's Most Playful Family

Why Play Matters
Take it from the experts: Play is not a luxury, but a basic human need.
» Browse studies and research

Support KaBOOM!

Support from people like you allows us to work in the areas that need our help the most.

» Make a donation
» Join our birthday club
» More ways to give

Action Ideas
Ensure kids in your neighborhood access to play with these action ideas.
» Playmaker Actions