Eduplaying produces human powered, interactive installations for playgrounds, outdoor STEM and science education and audio information.
Today kids are attracted by interactivity. Interactive installations bring kids back to the playground and make them move!
Eduplaying’s playground installations speak the language of today’s kids: interactivity. Using games, sounds, light and buttons our installations engage kids in exciting play. Eduplaying’s products are stimulating the senses, giving an extra dimension to playing, both for kids and adults. Our products are designed to get people moving while having fun.
Our aim is to connect the world of screens and computer games of present-day children to the outdoor playground. We want kids to spend more time playing outdoors. Let's get them moving!
Interactive installations bring kids back to the playground and make them move again. It is the solution for 21th century challenges!
Eduplaying has a clear vision on playing, learning, childhood development and interpretation. In order to continuously shape our thoughts we constantly study independent research, set up research projects our-self and partner with leading play experts and university partners in a variety of best practice fields.
Children - and adults! - of today are playing less than any previous generation, and this lack of play is causing them profound physical, intellectual, social, and emotional harm. Eduplaying develops innovative, kid-inspired play spaces, using modern technology. Our vision is to create ecological play spaces which stimulate both kids and adults to move, connect, create and learn. Eduplaying distributes its products worldwide. We sell our products also through resellers. Our products have proven themselves for over ten years in many playgrounds all over the world!
All Eduplaying products make use of human powered energy. The installations don't need external electricity and don't use batteries.
Our products products are 100% safe. All Eduplaying installations are tested and certified for the public space.
Most of our products are accessible for people with special needs, for example wheelchair users or people with hearing disabilities.
The Eduplaying products need very low maintenance. Some installations are even maintenance free!
We use very strong materials in order to ensure top quality. The Eduplaying products are highly vandalism resistant.
- ASTROnomy lab
- DEWA Playgrounds
- BUTTERFLY GARDEN
Planetarium and Whisper Catchers - Meridiana, Houston, Texas, US
Located south of the Texas Medical Center, Meridiana is a brand new community with residential and commercial development and three on-site schools. Within Meridiana parks have been developed, both for the use of the community and at the same time catering the local schools according to their curriculum. Around the local water retention basins a trail of learning loops has been realized. Within the first phase three learning labs are being developed; the Astronomy Lab, the Lake Habitat and the Force/Motion/Energy Lab.
Eduplaying is honored to be part of the Meridiana project and supplied the Play Planetarium and the Whisper Catchers for the Astronomy Lab.
DEWA Playgrounds Project, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is developing a series of educational, ecological playgrounds. These playgrounds are interactive and 100% ecological; all electricity is human powered.
Eduplaying supplied its partner Gebal co Group with the human powered RunTime installation. The RunTime is not just one game, it's a stimulation to make up your own games. Possibilities are endless!
Ecological Butterfly Garden, Ramat Hanadiv, Israel
The Ramat Hanadiv park in Israel was looking for a way to tell visitors the story of the new Ecological Butterfly Garden. The challenge was to find a creative solution to engage both kids and adults with the story in an engaging way.
Eduplaying supplied an Audionetic human powered audio player and designed an exciting story with an imaginary dialogue between a little girl and a butterfly. Eduplaying wrote the script and produced professional audio content including effects in English and Hebrew. The Audionetic changes the whole atmosphere of the Butterfly Garden!
Naf Hershler and Miriam Levy are leading Eduplaying's team of playground designers, creative consultants and landscape architects. Naf has a background in technology and education and is an expert in storytelling and heritage interpretation. Miriam worked for many years in community building and has extensive experience in marketing-communication.
The management of Eduplaying is operating from it's main office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
“A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play.”
“Go and play. Run around. Build something. Break something. Climb a tree. Get dirty. Get in some trouble. Have some fun.”