You Too, Can “Pop Up;” A How-to Guide to Creating a Community Based Pop Up Playground
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Friday, March 25, 2022
12:00 – 3:15 pm CDT (incl. a 15-min break)
Gain insight into how play has changed over time and the impacts to children
and culture because of that change
Learn about the values and benefits “free play” for children, but also life long players
Learn from three case-studies of community-based free play – pop up parks
Develop a logistics plan with “How To” information for elements such as insurance,
sponsorship and site locations
Develop a specific “Event Plan;” understanding the pitfalls and preparing for fun
Develop a “Follow Up” plan with information on documenting the event, evaluating
success and planning future events as well as finding a balance between research of
children’s play and just having fun
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Course Title: You Too, Can “Pop Up;” A How-to Guide to Creating a Community Based Pop Up Playground
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This three-hour interactive course will introduce learners to the concept of community-based, pop-up parks and playgrounds, including park siting, logistical planning and event management.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss and reference case studies showing the value of free play for children, and describe how pop-up parks and playgrounds can benefit communities.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to develop a plan for selecting a location and managing logistical considerations unique to pop-up parks.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to anticipate and address potential project pitfalls and create a plan to mitigate challenges.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain how to evaluate a completed pop-up park project, identify areas for improvement, and incorporate changes into future projects.
LUs: 3.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with site planning
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 06/11/2024
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