Playworks Indiana 2018-2019 Impact Report

  1. Updates

For over 20 years, Playworks 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 ensured more than one million children in over 2,000 elementary schools across the country experienced safe and healthy play, including 34,500 children in 69 Indiana elementary schools.

As we embark on our seventh school year of programming in Indiana, there is a lot to be celebrated! Playworks Indiana is proud to share our 2018-2019 Impact Report Indiana.

Play On!

More Updates


December 15, 2020

Top 6 Games to Play Virtually ›

Many educators have risen to the challenge of transitioning their lessons to accommodate virtual education, and Playworks has been helping educators ensure play remains in every child’s day, even online. Kids prioritize play, and with our support educators are leveraging play when teaching virtually in order to keep kids engaged, active, and to build community.…

December 15, 2020

Playworks and UnitedHealthcare Team Up to support Fort Wayne Community Schools through the Power of Play ›

Fort Wayne, IN – Playworks, UnitedHealthcare, and Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) are partnering to support the health and wellness of kids through play. Playworks Indiana began working with Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) in 2018, providing professional development training and support services to help staff ensure that all kids are engaged in safe, healthy…

October 6, 2020

Using Play to Foster Social Connections and Physical Activity ›

Play isn’t just fun and games – it’s a vital aspect of our health and well-being. When we play, we engage our bodies, minds, and senses, creating opportunities for increased physical activity, learning, and connection with others. Play can even help relieve stress and support the development of important social-emotional skills, including communication and cooperation.…