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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Awarding $1 million in Play Everywhere grants in Philadelphia

Awarding $1 million in Play Everywhere grants in Philadelphia

KaBOOM! invites you to apply for Play Everywhere Philly, an exciting new, city-wide competition to support child development and literacy skills through interactive play installations in everyday locations across Philadelphia. Deadline to apply is March 6.

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New research linking Rigamajig® with kids' STEM learning

New research linking Rigamajig® with kids' STEM learning

The CarMax Foundation, KaBOOM!, Purdue University and Concordia University have released new research detailing the engineering-related and social play behaviors kids display when playing with Rigamajig®.

Review the results of this exciting research

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.

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