Playworks for every kid.

Playworks Louisiana
Harnessing the power of play to strengthen our kids, schools and communities.

"Playworks provides our kids with structure during recess, which helps with behavior. Recess is a more joyful time because kids are actually doing things -- which helps with the overall joy in school.”

Teacher, Akili Academy of New Orleans

Playworks Training
With Playworks Training, learn how to use active play to support the social, emotional, and cognitive development of your kids.

"I have 30 years of teaching Physical Education under my belt and have attended many conferences, but I have to say, Playworks is one of the best ways to get students active and excited quickly... I have been using several games and procedures in our regular Physical Education classes, and it works!!!"

Brenda Derrick, P.E. Instructor

Collaboration is in our nature
Every Playworks partnership is customized to meet our partners’ specific goals.

At Mattel, we believe in the power of play and the critical link between play and the healthy development and learning of children. With Playworks as a partner, we can directly and immediately translate that vision into direct impact with thousands of children each year.” 

Diedre Lind, Executive Director, Mattel Children’s Foundation 

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Playworks in Louisiana

Recess Rock Stars

Meet the individuals and organizations doing their part to ensure that every kid has a place on the playground.

Training Client
Burbank Elementary
Junior Coach
Medard Nelson Elementary