Playworks for every kid.

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

"Playworks is more than a recess program at our school. It has become part of our culture here.”

Michelle Peake 
Cesar Chavez School
Portland

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

"[Playworks Trainers] empower everyone with the vision and the resources to make incremental changes that begin to positively impact not just the recess culture, but the entire learning culture of a school."

Kathryn Malý, Educator, Seattle

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 Pacific Northwest