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Play Space


Playing outside is important for the mind and body. But not all kids have a safe place to play. That’s where KABOOM! comes in. Since 1996, Kaboom! has built or fixed up more than 20,000 playgrounds. Kids and adults help with construction. They even help design the space.

James Siegal runs Kaboom! “Play is not a luxury luxury POLA DAMONTE—GETTY IMAGES something expensive and unnecessary (noun) Owning a yacht is a luxury I cannot afford. ,” he says, “but an essential part of childhood.”