Play Everywhere gallery
Our gallery showcases Play Everywhere projects developed from our grants and challenges. Browse the collection to gain inspiration for your own PLAYces!
Sidewalks act as mazes, safely linking one place with another. In generationally impoverished neighborhoods like ours, sidewalks are not useable. The undersused sidewalks i ...
Parents and caregivers become kids again on laundry day in two Spartanburg, South Carolina, housing projects. Doing laundry will never be the same!
Board Play provides community members with playful and challenging board game-like activities along unused pathways in Providence, Rhode Island.
Juxtaposition Arts, (JXTA) project idea is a giant solar powered bubble maker. The bubble solution would be held in a large cistern on the roof of JXTA's campus. When the s ...
Building Playware turns a normal sidewalk into a destination for kids and adults to stop and play.
Chicago Children's Theatre's (CCT's) Dreams on Parade leads citizens on a treasure hunt around Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood and surrounding at-risk communities.
Let’s take the stairs! Design to Move: Stair Trek (DTM) transforms dingy city stairwells into magical art-installations and whimsical interactive play experiences.
The Laundromat Theater transforms an ordinary errand into an opportunity for families to connect and create.
The Mobile Play Laboratory transforms shipping containers into a highly mobile, visible, inviting and flexible play laboratory for kids of all ages.
A colorful, shapeable, snake-like structure called Nooks will be located outside the school building, accessible to all community members.
With the help of the area's youngest residents, Piedmont Plays uses tires and chalkboards to help connect the Piedmont community.
An interactive and vibrant corridor along Menor Stravenue in Tucson, Arizona, offers unifying and playful spaces in an otherwise barren and neglected corridor that many families traverse daily.
The weather in Plattsburgh, NY may be unpredictable, but Project Projection offers visitors year-round fun.
Thanks to playable spaces, inclement weather takes on a whole new meaning for students at King Elementary in Des Moines, Iowa.
Playful additions come to the sidewalks and entrances outside Mary Duncan Public Library in Benson, North Carolina.
Stories come alive outside the Phillis Wheatley library in Rochester, New York.
City living is usually spent between indoor private areas, sidewalks and streets. Each area is governed by strict rules, and for some young children it can take a while to ...
Kids living on and near Lancaster Ave in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, now have safe spaces to gather, play, create and exercise.
Urban Periscopes offers kids unexpected views of East Harlem’s past, present and future.
The Veteran’s Memorial Bus Stop in McFarland, California, gives families the opportunity to “play” in unexpected places.
Way to Play puts games in public spaces, giving parents and kids local and accessible options for play in New York City.
Playful Sidewalks, a collaborative initiative, provides kids with play opportunities throughout the day in areas they regularly frequent. They're located along walking rout ...
Zona de Paz, or Peace Zones, in Loiza, Puerto Rico, offer play opportunities in previously underused public spaces that lead to four elementary schools.