As children have bold imaginations and are naturally creative when asked to design their ultimate green spaces as part of the Regatta Kids’ Ultimate Green Space competition, countless kids sent in spectacular designs. To discover what features that children would love in green spaces, simply continue reading. To learn about some of the 3D designs which were created as a part of the competition, simply continue reading.
7-year-old Seren designed a pool area that featured a water slide, swings, a picnic area, and a giant superhero statue. She even drew an ice cream truck to ensure that kids would have access to tasty ice cream on hot sunny days.
Gymnastics inspired space:
8-year-old Paris decided to create an outdoor play area which is inspired by her love of gymnastics. It boasts balance beams, a wooden gym horse, and multiple trampolines. Paris’ outdoor space also features gorgeous flowers and a picturesque stream.
Soccer inspired space:
Tobias, who is 8-years-old and is a soccer mad, decided to design a space that offers a world-class soccer pitch. It also offers a pool, where kids can cool down after a soccer match, and a hot tub, which is perfect to soothe sore muscles. It also offers a fun set of monkey bars which are located right next to the soccer pitch.
Amusement park inspired space:
One child who submitted their entry as E drew an amusement park-inspired space that had a giant snaking tunnel slide that wove around a thrilling roller-coaster track. It even featured a zip-line track as well as a go-kart track, a five-a-side soccer pitch, and beanbags that kids can chill out on. E even included drones in their design which could film people’s adventures, for them to remember at the end of the day.
Playground inspired space:
9-year-old Jack drew a modern playground which is located in a forest. Some of the unique features which he included were a zipwire, which he mentioned would increase kids’ confidence as well as swings a slide and multiple climbing structures. He even drew a group of see-saws which all face each other so that kids can talk to their friends while they’re riding their see-saw.
Multiple kids drew swimming pools in their outdoor designs, which makes it clear that kids love spending time splashing around outdoors and that more cities should offer outdoor swimming pools and waterparks.
As soccer pitches are featured in many designs, it’s clear that soccer is a popular sport amongst kids and that kids love spending time playing soccer with their friends and would love to have more soccer pitches in their areas.
Most kids who entered the competition chose to include play equipment in their designs such as monkey bars and swings.
So if you are interested in how kids would design outdoor spaces using their creativity, hopefully you now have a clearer idea of what kids are looking for in outdoor spaces. That will help you choose the right outdoor spaces such as playgrounds, to take your children to.