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Skrammellegepladsen: Denmark's first adventure play areaAuthor(s): Amanda Rae O'Connor; James F. Palmer
Source: In: Schuster, Rudy, comp., ed. Proceedings of the 2002 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-302. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 79-85
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThis paper reviews the philosophy of the adventure playground movement and particularly the goals of the original adventure playground, Skrammellegepladsen in Copenhagen, Denmark. We then present a case study investigation of the ways that Skrammellegepladsen is used, the perceptions of the users, and the extent that the play area embodies its original philosophy. The findings provide insights into the degree to which they meet children's needs with respect to child development and play theories.
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CitationO''Connor, Amanda Rae; Palmer, James F. 2003. Skrammellegepladsen: Denmark''s first adventure play area. In: Schuster, Rudy, comp., ed. Proceedings of the 2002 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-302. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 79-85
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