Playworks for every kid

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 Training
With Playworks Training, 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 

Spotlight
Back-to-School Signals Time to Think about Recess
With the new school year upon us, Playworks is urging families to add an important task to their already-full plate: reviewing the state of recess at their child’s school.
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Playworks in Michigan