July 19, 2011 Kerala Taylor

Cool playground! From the real world or the pages of a Dr. Seuss book?

Whimsy. You'd be hard-pressed to find it on today's playground. Modern playground equipment is durable, yes, and safe (perhaps too safe) but fanciful and inspiring it is not.

That's why when we find photos of "cool playgrounds," we feel compelled to add an exclamation mark and share them with you. This playground in Hoenderloo, Netherlands' Landal Miggelenberg park, which would look more at home in the pages of a Dr. Seuss book than it does in the real world, just begs to be celebrated:

Photos by Patrick Ahles (cc). See more cool playgrounds.

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