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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Helping communities rebuild places to play in the aftermath of disasters

Despite the overwhelming stress of lost homes, lost loved ones and lost sense of normalcy in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Mayor Jimmy Kendrick, knew he had to do something to help bring hope back to his town.

Watch the video to see how this Southeast Texas community started to rebuild

Kick-start your 2020 community-build grant application now!

Kick-start your 2020 community-build grant application now!

Starting now through November 15, get extra support to apply for our 2020 Build it with KaBOOM! grants. Eligible communities will get early consideration!

Begin your application today!

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

A new playspace concept that transform everyday spaces into imaginative places for kids to play.

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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.

Abstract on Netflix

Attention Netflix subscribers

Available now on Netflix, Cas Holman's work and her personal story as a LGBTQI creative will be the subject of an episode of Netflix’s design-focused documentary series Abstract: The Art of Design.

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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.

Meet our partners