Resources

Whether you need guidance about getting a new playground, or want to find out what grants are available, or even what you need to think about when planning for your inclusive playground, these resources will help put you on the path to play! And speaking of play, be sure to check out our reports and white papers on the benefits of play and recess.

 

 

 

Early Childhood Play

Play offers benefits for children—physical, sensory and social—that contribute to whole child development.

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Importance of Recess

Learn how recess helps kids focus in the classroom, and develop social and cognitive skills that have a big impact.

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White Paper:
Early Childhood Play
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White Paper:
Importance of Recess
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Play Matters from Kaboom!

Play offers vital developmental benefits. This report sheds some light on how play helps children foster important developmental skills.

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Grant Guide

The Grant Guide is a comprehensive listing of national grant opportunities to help bring play to your community.

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Inclusive Play Design

A step-by-step guide how to incorporate inclusive play principles into an existing or new playground including design tips.

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Playground 101

Need a playground but not sure where to start? This guide breaks everything down into steps with a resource section for more information.

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Playground 101: How to Build a Playground in 10 Easy Steps

Create a poster or attach to email to help boost support for your new playground project in just 10 steps.

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Let's Make Play Inclusive

Educate others about the importance of inclusive play and the fact that it doesn’t have to be expensive.

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