8 Considerations for Sensory Playgrounds: Research and Practice for Parks and Schools

Over the last decade, play strategies of cities have centered increasingly on well-being, sensory stimuli and not least the quieter activities in playgrounds. It has been named sensory playgrounds and sensory play.

But what is sensory play, what is sensory cognition – and how can it benefit children and cities in park playgrounds? This webinar looks at the science behind sensory stimuli for children and concludes 8 guideline areas for creating sensory play on an informed background. 


Presented by:

Jeanette Fich Jespersen

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. 

Suzanne Quinn, PhD

Suzanne Quinn, PhD

KOMPAN Play Institute Manager, Americas

As the manager of KOMPAN Play Institute, Americas, Suzanne research issues related to active play and fitness for children and families. Suzanne has co-authored numerous white papers and articles on the topics of children and play, such as Climbing Clever and Innovative Products: the key to more play.  

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