Playworks Illinois 2021-2022 Impact Report

  1. Updates

For the last 10 years, Playworks Illinois has given kids foundational skills for success on the playground, in the classroom, and in the community. We are the leading organization that leverages play to promote healthy behaviors and increase social and emotional learning, at recess and throughout the school day.

Last school year alone, Playworks Illinois ensured more than 20,000 children in over 53 elementary schools and youth serving organizations across Illinois experienced safe and healthy play, including over 500 educators and youth professionals trained statewide.

As we embark on our next ten school years and beyond in Illinois, there is a lot to be celebrated! Playworks Illinois is proud to share our 2021-2022 Impact Report

Play On!

More Updates


June 20, 2024

Games to Play this Summer ›

Summertime is here!  The first few weeks of summer bring fun and excitement and the return of free time and fun, seasonal activities. But as the summer stretches on, it…

May 29, 2024

2024 International Day of Play ›

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted June 11 as the International Day of Play. This global celebration was established to champion and protect children’s right to play. On this…

January 24, 2024

Indoor Recess Transition Plan ›

From snow and cold to rain, smog, and everything in between, weather can throw a wrench in your outdoor recess plans. When inclement weather strikes, transitioning to indoor play can…