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January 5, 2023

Mid Year Impact Report ›

Playworks Indiana is excited to share our Mid Year Impact Report with you! In this Impact Report you can find our impact numbers so far this year, an update our All IN Sports League, an insight to our Tag Team pilot with the Boys and Girls Club, and our recent case study on our Junior…

December 19, 2022

Building Skill Through Play: Managing Disappointment and Teaching Positive Body Language ›

It’s the holiday season! Schools and Playworks are counting down the days until winter break, but first we’re focusing on managing disappointment and teaching positive body language.  We all know that it can be incredibly easy to get swept up in the negative emotions a disappointment brings because our expectations were not met. For kids,…

November 30, 2022

Building Skill Through Play: Successful Game Participation ›

At Playworks, games are integral to what we do and in order to have a successful game, you need student engagement and participation. This November, our teams leaned into the skill of successful game participation, recognizing that game participation is about uplifting fun for all participants, not just individuals or game winners. For young learners,…

November 2, 2022

Building Skill Through Play: Safe Tagging and Inclusive Play ›

Playworks Indiana had a busy October, emphasizing safe tagging and inclusive play at our partner schools and starting our second All IN Sports league of the year, Flag Football! Organized sports, especially football, can be a really intimidating sport for both students and parents to get excited about due to the physicality factor. At Playworks,…

October 25, 2022

Playworks Indiana’s 2022 Corporate Kickball Tournament ›

Playworks Indiana’s 2022 Corporate Kickball Tournament was a spectacular day! We are so excited to share a recap of the day, filled with amazing plays, awesome kicks, and a lot of comradery and fun! Check out photos from the day here and watch our recap video, courtesy of Frontrunner Media! Now let’s get into the…

October 19, 2022

Program feature: TeamUp ›

Playworks offers a variety of service options to best meet the needs of our partner schools and youth serving organizations. TeamUp provides a Playworks Site Coordinator to up to four partner schools for the full school year. The Site Coordinator serves in a consultant role for their schools throughout the year, utilizing the “I do,…

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…

August 19, 2022

Playworks Indiana 2021-2022 Impact Report ›

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…