Sensory Play: Science behind child wellbeing in playgrounds

Intrigued children participating in sensory play on a playground

Webinar details


March 8, 2023

Time (ET)



60 minutes






Sensory play

Webinar description

What is sensory play? What is sensory cognition? How can it benefit children and cities in park playgrounds?

Join this webinar to have a look at the science behind sensory stimuli for children, and get guidelines for creating sensory play on an informed background.

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Presented by

Jeanette Fich Jespersen

Head of KOMPAN Play Institute

As head of KOMPAN Play Institute, Jeanette has over 20 years of experience in researching, developing, and advocating playground play. Jeanette has served on the scientific and organizing boards of several international conferences on child-friendly city planning. Jeanette has authored and co-authored numerous white papers and articles on the topics of inclusive and universal play design, and child development.

Head of the KOMPAN Play Institute Jeanette Fich Jespersen

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