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Playground Ideas for 0-3 Years

This toolkit shares practical ideas for designing playgrounds that work for children aged 0-3 and their caregivers.

This toolkit outlines the functions play equipment should serve, such as providing places to hold onto for children who are learning to walk, and explains the rationale behind including features such as sand, sound and small spaces. It places playground design in the broader framework of the importance of play, especially in the city, and emphasises the need to make playgrounds attractive places for caregivers to spend time, by including seating and toilet facilities for example.

Playgrounds are urban outdoor spaces specifically designed for children, but even playgrounds are often designed without considering the youngest. The Istanbul95 project invites public administrators, policymakers, designers and citizens to look at the city from a height of 95 cm – from the eye-level of a 3-year-old.

As part of the Istanbul95 programme, this toolkit was produced together with Superpool and is available in Turkish below.

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