10 design tricks for age appropriate playgrounds for schools and public parks

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Webinar details


November 2, 2022

Time (CET)

6am, 10am and 7pm


60 minutes







Webinar description

One size does not fit all when it comes to successful playground design. New research proves playgrounds to be among the places where children are the most physically active. At an era of physical inactivity threatening health and well-being in our child populations, the need for good design that stimulates all ages to play has never been bigger. The right design solutions are based on thorough child development, science and user based insights. Learn 10 ways to ensure that your playground meet the children's need at their varied development stages, and help ensure fun attraction, retention and development through play. 

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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.

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