All kids deserve a childhood filled with play
Help us build more playspaces and create positive change in communities all across the US. Give today!

Donate

Resources

A variety of tools to shepherd you through the many ways you can deliver play for kids everywhere

Resources

Enhancement Projects

Use these step-by-step instructions to transform the area around a playspace into an inviting place for your community.

Build a Playground Toolkit

With almost 20 years of experience in building great places to play, KaBOOM! developed the Build a Playground Toolkit to help you through your own community build process.

Vendor Directory

KaBOOM! is proud to provide vendor recommendations on leaders in the playground equipment manufacturing industry.

Playmaker Network

The Playmaker Network advocates for play through the sharing of ideas and initiatives, spreading the message of #playmatters across communities to create a national movement.

Grassroots Action Toolkit

The Grassroots Action Toolkit is an arsenal of tactics you can use to bringing more play to the kids in your community.

Joint Use Toolkit

Through a joint use agreement, your city or county can partner with the school district to address playspace concerns and open up playgrounds to kids.

Play Deserts

As a benefit to select Playful City USA communities, KaBOOM! provides a tool to help identify areas where low-income children do not have accessible opportunities to play in their city — called Play Desert maps.

Play Research

The neccessary healthy balance of play that all kids need is falling victim to screen time, structured schedules, declining recess and a lack of access to safe play spaces. Here, we explore the benefits of play for kids and the harms that affect communities when kids don't have access to play.

Imagination Playground™

Imagination Playground™ initiative, which brings the innovative, loose-parts, playgrounds to school and community settings around the globe. Imagination Playground™ provides an innovative play opportunity that can be instantly activated anywhere, anytime.

Rigamajig

Rigamajig is a new large-scale building kit for children conceived for hands-on free play and learning. Rigamajig is designed to engage and excite children in hands-on learning through experimentation and creation.