Design of an Interactive Playground Based on Traditional Children’s Play

  • Daniel Tetteroo
  • Dennis Reidsma
  • Betsy van Dijk
  • Anton Nijholt
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 78)


This paper presents a novel method for interactive playground design, based on traditional children’s play. This method combines the rich interaction possibilities of computer games with the physical and open-ended aspects of traditional children’s games. The method is explored by the development of a prototype interactive playground, which has been implemented and evaluated over two iterations.


Computer Game Play Behaviour Computer Gaming Physical Play Play Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Tetteroo
    • 1
  • Dennis Reidsma
    • 1
  • Betsy van Dijk
    • 1
  • Anton Nijholt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human Media InteractionUniversity of TwenteThe Netherlands

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