Playworks Indiana 2021-2022 Impact Report

  1. Updates

For the last 10 years, Playworks Indiana 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 Indiana ensured more than 94,000 children in over 192 elementary schools and youth serving organizations across Indiana experienced safe and healthy play, including 1,272 educators and youth professionals trained statewide.

As we embark on our tenth school year of programming in Indiana, there is a lot to be celebrated! Playworks Indiana is proud to share our 2021-2022 Impact Report

Play On!

More Updates


kids playing on playground
kids playing on playground

September 15, 2022

September Scope and Sequence: Roshambo and Let it go! ›

Ro Sham Bo and Let it go! Playworks’ 10th school year here in Indiana is officially underway! This school year, we will be celebrating this incredible milestone while continuing to focus on leveraging play to bring out the best in every kid every day.  Every year our Impact team creates a ‘scope and sequence’ mapping…

August 24, 2022

Meet our 2022-2023 Coaches ›

Meet our 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Coaches Coach Meme (Kamella) School: Robert Frost 106 Favorite recess game: Bridge Ball Fun fact: Coach Meme has 45 pairs of colorful crocs!         Coach Lauriah School: George Buck 94 Favorite recess game: Red Rover Fun fact: Lauriah loves to wear hats and considers herself a “jill of…

three people with Playworks shirts
three people with Playworks shirts

July 28, 2022

A year of social and emotional learning ›

“You can’t do SEL, trauma, or equity work without each other,” Jennette Claassen, Head of Evaluation, Playworks. As Playworks continued to progress on our equity journey, we explored a critical question: what are the intersections between play, social and emotional learning, physical activity, and trauma? A working group focused on this question decided, among other…