Stories from the Playground | Playworks

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Stories from the Playground

Every day of the school year, teachers, recess supervisors, parents, Playworks staff and volunteers, and youth workers bring safe, healthy and inclusive play to kids on the playground and beyond. They get to know nearly every student at the school, forming special bonds through play and providing children with sense of belonging and an opportunity to contribute.

Here are just a few examples of how play community is affecting children and schools all over the US.

Playworks programming has reached hundreds of schools across the country. 96% of teachers and principals in Playworks schools responded yes to having Playworks back next year. Read principals testimonials.

If you want to share your story, you can Give Us a Hand” by emailing Playworks CEO & Founder Jill Vialet at