I’m sure there aren’t many people who will disagree with play being very important for a child’s health and well-being, but not all kids have a safe place to play. KaBOOM!, a non-profit based in Washington, D.C., strives to create a safe space for kids to play in communities all over the country. Darell Hammond, CEO and co-founder of KaBOOM!, chronicles his own unusual upbringing and how Kaboom! began in KaBOOM!: How One Man Built a Movement to Save Play.
To find out more about the amazing things KaBOOM! has done and learn why it all starts with a playground, please click over to my full review on Kirkus Reviews Blog.
Nancy is lucky to have lots of open space and playgrounds in her neighborhood. She writes about her 2 boys, books and life in Colorado at Life With My Boys and Books.