Play matters for all kids

Kids are missing out on the childhood they deserve. Play is disappearing at home, at school and in communities, particularly for the 14 million children living in poverty.

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Play Everywhere Playbook

Play Everywhere Playbook

Our newest resource, the Play Everywhere Playbook, is a toolkit for championing and creating kid-friendly, playful cities.

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Upgrade Your Play!

Upgrade Your Play!

Together with Let's Play, an initiative of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, we're awarding five $20,000 playground equipment grants to communities through the Let's Play Upgrade Your Play video contest to get more kids playing.

Learn more. The deadline to submit a video and apply is May 11!

KaBOOM! is
the national non-profit dedicated to ensuring that all kids get a childhood filled with the balanced and active play needed to thrive

Play Everywhere

Play Everywhere

KaBOOM! creates and catalyzes great places to play. Cities need to be designed with opportunities to play everywhere.

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Help KaBOOM! change the course of kids lives by assisting communities in providing balanced and active play.



Opportunities to help communities take bold steps toward beginning or completing playspace projects.

Map of Play

Find great playgrounds near you!

The Map of Play is a community generated guide to playspaces across the United States. Find a playspace near your location or add, rate and review your family's favorite places to play today!

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Our Partners

More than 275 companies have partnered with KaBOOM! to bring play to underserved children. As a result, our partners have engaged employees, empowered communities, built stronger brands and given kids the childhood they deserve.

Meet our Partners


Dr Pepper Snapple Group

The CarMax Foundation

Foresters Financial


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Annie E Casey Foundation

Bezos Family Foundation

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Health Foundation

The Colorado Health Foundation


Health Care Service Corporation

Kaiser Permanente



Yokohama Tire Corporation