Monday, September 5, 2016

Kids perfer Loose Parts

Play area design using large play structures, was developed from the adult perspective due to multiple factors which included adult assumptions on the appropriateness of structures, and the historic adult understanding of the needs of children (Kylin, 2003; Knowles-Yánez, 2005). This perception was refuted through identification of child preference for the wilder play areas (Kylin, 2003; Moore, 1986) in contrast to adult planners desire for design of fixed play structures.