Our Dream Playground
Our new step-by-step project planner offers the money and know-how to make your playground dreams come true.
Tools and Resources
Get funding, learn the nuts and bolts of building a great place to play, and improve your local playground.
Build it with KaBOOM!
Build a great place to play for your community with the help of your neighbors, friends, KaBOOM! and our Funding Partners.
Save Play in Your Community
Get tips, ideas, and inspiration for making your community more playful.
Playful City USA
Our Playful City USA program recognizes cities and towns that embrace play as a priority.
Our collection of books will inspire you to bring more play to your family, neighborhood, and community at large.
What We Do
KaBOOM! is a national nonprofit dedicated to saving play for America’s children.
Who We Are
We are peppy, purple-adorned people who passionately promote the power of play!
Partner With Us
Our partners help us to create new playgrounds and to spread the word about the importance of PLAY.
Take Our 2012 Playground Challenge!
Get outside. Win great prizes. This summer, we challenge you and your family to visit as many playgrounds as you can.
From July 3 to August 13, each playground you visit will enter you into weekly drawings for a chance to win gift cards for toys, shoes, ice cream, and more!
Plus, you'll earn points and badges toward one of our three Grand Prizes – a week-long trip for two to Washington, DC.
See complete rules here.
How to Join
Challengers will track and share their adventures using our new Tag! mobile app. Joining is as easy as 1, 2, 3:
Don't have a smartphone?
Enter your name and email address below, and we'll let you know how to join.