One of my favorite places to go for a walk is the Spruce Plot at the Morton Arboretum, outside Chicago. There is a perceptible hush and temperature drop on entering… Read more »
Yearly Archives: 2017
Intergenerational Playgrounds Unite the Young and Old
China is believed to have led the way on the development of multigenerational playgrounds, adopting a national law that resulted in a nationwide physical fitness program geared for elderly citizens…. Read more »
The Oldest Slide in the World? Maybe Not. Fun? Definitely.
The origins of the first children’s slide is a subject of uncertainty. The BBC credits historians with the discovery of archival photos of a planked wooden structure by engineer Charles… Read more »
(Re)Introducing the Spaghetti Line of Sculptural Play Equipment
Goric is excited to announce the return of our full line of the Spaghettis, a series of imaginative and beautiful sculptural playground equipment. Several years ago our manufacturing partner Linie… Read more »
What’s a Montessori Playground?
I am searching for Montessori preschool programs for my son. For someone whose favorite household activity is preparing sausage soup in his play kitchen, the focus on using real world… Read more »
Top Eight Indoor Playgrounds
For many people, the self-contained indoor soft play areas at McDonalds bring back fond memories. I can remember, myself, at the age of five or six, enjoying a Happy Meal… Read more »
Creating Intergenerational Public Spaces
A Place and Space for All Benefits Everyone Many are well aware that intergenerational interactions create enriching experiences for all involved. With the incorporation of design elements that effectively encourage an… Read more »
Children Want and Need Movement
To Develop Mind and Body, You Have to Move “Since it is through movement that the will realizes itself, we should assist a child in his attempts to put his… Read more »