• Children’s event

Children's Weekend: Let´s build a space with HEI Schools

  • Service design
Sep 16, Sat 10:00-16:00
Sep 17, Sun 10:00-16:00
Kattilahalli, Sörnäisten rantatie 22
Event type
Free Admission
Accessibility for all

When adults design and build spaces for children, the starting point is often functionality (How many shoes will fit? How to keep this clean?) or assumptions of what children usually like (bright colours, cheerful comic characters). Spaces designed for children, such as kindergartens and schools, are often saturated with visual noise, colours and lots of different type of stimuli. But how do children build and shape spaces when they can decide for themselves?

HEI Schools is an international preschool curriculum and concept that brings the excellence of Finnish early-childhood education to schools all over the world. HEI is founded in partnership with the University of Helsinki. In HEI Schools, we believe in the power of creativity that leads to new innovative way of thinking and doing.

The workshop is part of the HDW Children’s Weekend. Read more about the Children’s Weekend here.

NB! For safety reasons and to avoid blocking the walking lanes, buggies and prams cannot be brought inside the Kattilahalli building.

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