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Parents Become Human Jungle Gyms While Wearing This Rope Vest

Parents Become Human Jungle Gyms While Wearing This Rope Vest

It’s generally assumed that once you become a parent you’ll do anything for your kids — anything. And apparently that now includes swallowing your self-esteem and pride, strapping on this rope vest, and letting your children climb all over you like a human jungle gym.

9 Images Of How Kids Played Before Modern Playgrounds Existed

9 Images Of How Kids Played Before Modern Playgrounds Existed

“Playground”. The word evokes visions of brightly coloured jungle gyms and swing-sets, fenced-off or otherwise protected from dangers of the surrounding real world. But before these kinds of site-specific joy zones, kids kept busy: Playing. On the ground. “Reinventing the Square” is an exhibition that looks at the evolution of…

This Playground Is Designed To Challenge Kids As They Grow

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.