Stimulating physical and social play through open-ended play

  title={Stimulating physical and social play through open-ended play},
  author={Mathilde M. Bekker and Janienke Sturm},
In this paper, we describe our design research on tangible play objects that stimulate social and physical play. We illustrate our work by describing a design case about an open-ended play object for children called the ColorFlare. The ColorFlare is an object that detects the player’s movements and provides light feedback and that can communicate with other ColorFlares. A user test is described that examined how children use the ColorFlare to collaboratively create various (physical) games. We… CONTINUE READING

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