Play it Forward

A resource for Utah educators who teach Computer Science

Receive support in utilizing the power of play to improve your classroom experience. CFU logo

Playworks is partnering with the Community Foundation of Utah to reach Computer Science educators across the state with new digital services. Play can help build community, foster strong relationships between teachers and students, and develop critical social and emotional skills that lead to success in and out of the classroom. Playworks can help.

Who is Playworks?

Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to transform children’s social and emotional health. We are changing school culture by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day.

This free resource package includes:

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School Reopening Workbook

This workbook offers guidance on infusing play and playfulness in a COVID-safe way, and gives you practical tools to try. Download the pdf for quick access.




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Live In-Person or Virtual Brain Break Activity

Sign up 15-30 minute slots to have Playworks staff lead a fun, simple game that helps kids release energy and refocus. Delivered virtually or in person.


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Keep Playing

Receive weekly emails with curated, bite-sized content designed to assist educators in bringing play to every child’s day. Find games that practice SEL skills, and modifications for different ages, spaces, and more.



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Virtual Consultation Session with Playworks

Get personalized, specific feedback on how to implement best practices in your classroom directly from experienced Playworks staff. Select appointment times that work for your schedule.



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