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To be role models for kids, we need to build our own social and emotional skills
November 11, 2016
At Playworks, we want to lead with the same values we teach children on our playgrounds. For us, this means nurturing an emotionally intelligent workplace. Emotional quotient, or EQ, is... »
November 10, 2016
Group Size: AnyAge Group: Good for all agesEquipment: NoneDEVELOPMENT GOAL(S):To share and learn about one another. To practice speaking and listening.Before You Start:Gather the group in... » Award is Based on Positive Online Reviews
October 31, 2016
Playworks is proud to be recognized for the fifth consecutive year as one of the 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofits by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofits. The... »
A just and verdant future through play / Un futuro justo y verde a través del juego
October 26, 2016
Have you ever wondered how the world would be different if every kid had the opportunity to play—every day? We asked how you are leveraging the power of play to create a healthy civil... »
October 25, 2016
A tightly wound spring, a ball atop a hill, a newly planted seed, or a young child in a swing asking “Higher! Higher!”: our intentions to bring out the best in children hold a similar... »