Playworks: One Year Later

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One year ago…

All of our partner schools closed their buildings and our work serving kids in schools risked coming to a halt. We knew our mission had to continue. We remained committed to providing opportunities for joy and connection through play for kids in a COVID safe way, regardless if their school was virtual, in-person and socially distanced, or hybrid. 

With the support of our communities, we successfully developed new ways to share the #powerofplay. Watch this video to see highlights of our accomplishments, which would not have been possible without a supportive community filled with people like you.

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March 25, 2021

Top 6 Games to Play Physically Distant with No Equipment ›

As more and more schools transition back to in-person learning, we know educators are looking for games that are physically-distant and don’t require equipment. The need for play is more important than ever due to the isolation that our kids have endured during COVID-19. Play encourages creativity, flexibility, teamwork, and other critical social skills. We’ve…

March 3, 2021

6 Feet Apart and Persisting Through the Power of Play: The Coach Perspective of In-Person Programming ›

At Playworks, we commit to providing safe and healthy play to every kid. This year has called on us to be especially dynamic as we and our partner schools navigate the ever-changing environment of the pandemic. Right now, many of our schools are able to welcome students back into their doors in limited capacity using…

March 3, 2021

Self-Care: Refreshing Your Motivation and Purpose in Service By Taking Time for You ›

This past year has been a lot on all of us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Playworks Colorado Coach Natalie shares some self-care ideas she compiled from recent experiences and conversations with peers to help us all be our best every day. Read the full story below.  At Playworks Colorado, we strive to better our communities…