Pic2school: Child participation tool for designing the school playground
Do you have
plans to make your school playground greener, more playful and more adventurous?
With Pic2school you let pupils, parents and teachers think and design with you.
Pic2school is a participation tool that inspires,
provides concrete ideas and helps young and old to think spatially, beyond the
standard play equipment. Pic2school can be carried out with children of all
ages. In Kindergarten, primary and secondary schools.
How does it work?
participation session children will work in small groups, around a map of the
school playground. They are now the designers. Each child will have a certain
amount of coins that they can use to buy icons. Each icon has a value between
one and four coins. This means that a single child can’t choose every icon, but
that children have to work together with the group to buy the most important
icons. Within the group they decide where the icons have to be placed on the
can be modified with PowerPoint the way you want.
can choose which icons are suitable for your school playground. You can add
icons or remove some
can choose the value of each icon.
You can change the text on each icon in your own
Step by step
Step 1 Go outside to show the terrain Step 2 Create small groups
Step 3 Explain the project and the iconsStep 4 Selecting the icons
Step 5 Cut
out the icons Step 6 Move
the icons, try to combine them
Step 7 Stick
the icons onto the map Step 8 Add