Play Makes Learning Easier in Philadelphia

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Word is spreading that Playworks Philadelphia is making a significant impact on the lives of over 5000  Philadelphia school children every day. Philadelphia Inquirer reporter, Kristen Graham visited  Charles Drew Elementary School in West Philadelphia where Coach Ben Gibboney demonstrated how Playworks uses recess to positively impact school climate, decrease school violence and help kids be better prepared to learn – all while having fun!

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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…

March 18, 2024

Embracing the Power of Play: The School District of Philadelphia Recognized as a Blue Shirt District ›

In celebration of play’s transformative influence on children’s physical, social, and emotional well-being, Playworks recently had the pleasure of honoring The School District of Philadelphia (SDP) as a distinguished “Blue…