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    KABOOM! and Zbar Head to Capitol Hill

    This April, KABOOM!, in conjunction with Zbar, maker of the organic snack bar for kids, sponsored a trip that brought a group of young advocates to Washington, DC to meet with lawmakers and talk about the importance of equitable access to outdoor recreation.

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    Recognizing KABOOM! Volunteers

    At KABOOM!, we are grateful for our volunteers who help transform and build playspaces that spark joy and provide a range of physical, mental, social-emotional, and developmental benefits for kids and the larger community.

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    What the FY 25 Budget Means for KABOOM!

    Last week, President Biden released his FY 25 Budget proposal, kicking off federal budget negotiations. While this is not a final document, it is indicative of the Administration’s priorities for the remainder of the year.

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    Reimagining Play in Natural Spaces

    KABOOM! is on a mission to end playspace inequity and we recognize that addressing limited access to nature is a key part of this work. We are focused on ensuring that we acknowledge environmental concerns that affect the communities we work with by supporting sustainability and creating opportunities for nature-based play.

    Digging In The School Garden
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    Children's Rights and a Sustainable Future

    Over the past two centuries, we’ve come to understand children as having unique rights that society must protect. Kids aren’t just little adults—they have distinct…

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    Nature and Play: A Winning Combination

    Nature Exploration Areas (NEAs) are built play and learning environments made of local, natural materials designed for rich, sensory play experiences. Advantageous to kids, the…

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    Improving Educational Outcomes Through Play and Partnerships

    In today’s changing education landscape, achieving better educational outcomes requires a comprehensive approach beyond traditional methods. Educators, policymakers, and organizations focusing on the health and…

    Stephen And Ayesha Curry's Eat. Learn. Play., Along With Partners KABOOM!, The CarMax Foundation, And Oakland Unified School District, Unveiled An Amazing New Playground, Multi-Sport Court, And Garden At Franklin Elementary School On Saturday, June 12
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    New data shows disparities in withholding of recess

    The report comes as California Governor signs “Right to Recess” bill into law School recess is critical to helping kids meet their recommended hour of…

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    Playground Partnerships: Unlocking the Potential of Parks

    KABOOM! recently partnered with The City of Hamtramck, Hamtramck Public Schools, and Hamtramck Parks Conservancy, and General Motors Factory Zero to increase play in Hamtramck.…

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    A Government Shutdown and Its Impact on Play

    Think that a federal government shutdown won’t have an impact on neighborhood playgrounds? The federal government shutdown could have both long and short-term effects on…