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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Announcing the Let’s Play Everywhere Challenge winners

Announcing the Let’s Play Everywhere Challenge winners

From math-themed rock climbing to sensory storytelling, ten amazing organizations have won a total of $200,000 to create more play opportunities for kids in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Learn about the winning projects

Uniting to stop the violence

Uniting to stop the violence

KaBOOM!, Chicago CRED and the Chicago White Sox worked together to put kids first in the Pullman community and it all started when one man decided enough is enough and chose to make an effort toward bringing peace to his community.

Meet the community leaders making peace in Chicago

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to ensuring that ALL kids get a childhood filled with the balanced & active play they need 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 ensuring communities can provide great, safe places to 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 organizations 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.

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