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.
Use these step-by-step instructions to transform the area around a playspace into an inviting place for your community.
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.
KaBOOM! is proud to provide vendor recommendations on leaders in the playground equipment manufacturing industry.
The Grassroots Action Toolkit is an arsenal of tactics you can use to bringing more play to the kids in your community.
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.
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.
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 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.