architecture
This Playground is Designed to Challenge Kids as They Grow

Visitors to Volkswagen's Autostadt, the museum adjacent to its Wolfsburg factory in Germany, will now find themselves confronted with these grey, blobby forms in the lobby. Is it a sculpture? An ode to Fahrvergnügen? Nope, it's a playground. For kids. Read More >>

fitmodo
This Modular Trampoline Looks Like the Most Fun Way to Break Your Neck

As far as dangerous playthings go, trampolines rank right up there with lawn darts and three-wheel ATVs. But for whatever reason they've managed to avoid banishment, at least until this questionable modular trampoline system starts spraining ankles and snapping wrists. Read More >>

toys
Solar Powered Sound Device Turns Even Swinging Into a Competition

Dammit. For a while it seemed like the swing, one of life's simplest pleasures, would never get caught up in all the high-techery that dominates our lives. But that was just a pipe dream, as the Octavia promises to turn swinging into an interactive sound adventure. Ugh. Read More >>

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There Needs To Be an Adult Version of This Transforming Seesaw Bench

We completely disagree with the notion that one day everybody has to grow up. We will never get tired of enjoying playground equipment, and quite frankly, are a little sad that this transforming seesaw bench was only designed with tiny tots in mind. Read More >>

wish you were here
Hang This Portable Swing Kit Anywhere for an Instant Playground on the Go

Whenever the urge to swing strikes—whether your're in an industrial-looking warehouse, a busy construction site, or on a crowded pavement—as long as you can find something overhead that's sturdy enough to support your weight, you can string up this simple portable swing seat. Read More >>

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This Company Builds Some Of the Greatest Playgrounds On Earth

Besides providing a safe place for kids to tire themselves out so they sleep through the night, playgrounds are one of the best places for young ones to foster their imaginations. And Denmark-based Monstrum builds playgrounds that are veritable wonderlands for make-believe. Read More >>

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