Nurturing multigenerational spaces

Sue Egersdorff
founder of Ready Generations

This article outlines some of the defining features of nurturing multigenerational spaces. “Whatever age we are, we can all benefit from carefully designed environments that pay attention to safety, sensory comfort, connection and creativity. The emphasis on intentional intergenerational planning is supportive in shaping underpinning pedagogical strategies that promote ethical and inclusive design and help to scaffold meaningful relationships across all ages…”

Five key features of effective shared spaces and things that practitioners should consider when planning such environments.

  • Intentional vision for the shared space
  • Freedom from prescription
  • Safeguarding
  • Physical comfort and wellbeing
  • Thinking senses

Lots of useful thinking in this article which can be read in full at…

Early Years Educator source:

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