Toinggg: How Changes in Children’s Activity Level Influence Creativity in Open-Ended Play
This paper describes an explorative study with an open-ended play environment called Toinggg that consists of three interactive trampolines and was developed for children aged 6-8 years old. Toinggg was used to evaluate the change of children’s activity level on creativity in open-ended play. With this exploration, we aim to gain a better understanding of the balance between physical activity and creativity in play. In a user evaluation twenty-one children played in groups of three with Toinggg. Results show an increase in development of new game play and creativity after a moment of rest concerning the activity level of the interaction behavior.
KeywordsOpen-ended Play Physical Play Creativity Design Research
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