Playworks for every kid

Playshop in Michigan
In partnership with the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, Playworks Michigan is pleased to offer our PlayShop, a three hour experiential workshop designed to empower you to transform your recess or your physical activity programming! Click below to see what Playshop can equip you with.
Join Playworks Michigan on Giving Tuesday
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 29th! Playworks will be participating in the international day of giving. We have a day to give thanks, two days to get deals, and now a special day to give back!
Meet up and Eat Up with the Detroit Lions
Playworks Michigan was excited to be a part of Meet Up and Eat Up with the Detroit Lions Charities this past month at Eastern Market!  Running backs Ameer Abdullah and Theo Riddick led the students of Gompers Elementary  through a series of warm-ups in Shed 3 at the historic 125-year-old Detroit landmark with help from teammates...
Kickstart the Playworks Store
The Playworks Store is now open! Promote play with Playworks shirts and swag, or give kids opportunities for safe, healthy play with playground equipment and games. All sales help Playworks leverage the power of play at schools across the country.
Playworks Michigan Turns Five
This year, we celebrate the 5th anniversary of Playworks Michigan and the 20th anniversary of the founding of Playworks. Join us in celebrating 5 years of healthy, safe, and inclusive play for thousands of children in our community.
Playworks and Detroit Lions host Meet Up and Eat Up
Novi High School students are helping to teach kids about healthy lifestyles with the Lions and Playworks.
Playworks Michigan
Harnessing the power of play to strengthen our kids, schools and communities.

"I feel Playworks has had a positive impact on our school. The students have learned tools to problem solve and work together. Behavior issues have decreased this year schoolwide.”

Teacher, Roosevelt Elementary- Keego Harbor, Detroit

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

"The Power of Play trainings were AWESOME! They provided games and attention signals that I have ALREADY seen teachers implement today!"

Heather Brandon, Dean, Canton, MI

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 


Playworks in Michigan