Did you know that adding closed captions (displaying dialog for those who are visually impaired), AND descriptive video (adding a voice describing the action on the screen for those who are hearing impaired) benefits everyone? In fact, these two powerful additions makes searching and finding a video much easier online and research shows total viewing time increases by 17%! While […]

Since its opening in April 2015, Magical Bridge Playground in Palo Alto has brought people together from across the country to play in the nation’s most innovative, inclusive playground. Two High School students from Palo Alto, Rachel Barkin and Emily Asher, surveyed a sampling of visitors to discover the distances people were traveling, and what […]

Here Comes Magical Bridge in Mountain View! Generous gifts from local leaders and tech giant Google have launched Magical Bridge Playground in Mountain View, and the loudest fans of this fifth location are parents. Committing to inclusivity and community right in Google’s headquarter backyard, the technology company is investing $150,000 for the play space designed […]

Magical Bridge Playground in Palo Alto is honored to be featured at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Access+Ability exhibition from December 15, 2017 through September 3, 2018. Over 57 million Americans today are living with either a visible or invisible disability and this world-renowned exhibition celebrates a decade of design innovation that has created positive change. […]

Giving back is MAGICAL.  Giving back at Magical Bridge is beyond MAGICAL….. We’re continually asked about ways to volunteer at Magical Bridge Playground in Palo Alto, and have now set up a structured program to engage with us and give back in a profound and beautiful way.  In partnership with our neighbors and friends at […]

Two Educators with Big Hearts Spark Magical Bridge Playground in Morgan Hill Decades ago, a young teacher was on playground duty when she met a student with disabilities who was eager to talk. The teacher took the opportunity to get to know the girl, and their conversation stretched through lunch and recess. The moment shifted […]

Companies and foundations that Bay Area residents know well have come together to ensure that residents and visitors of Redwood City and the greater San Mateo County thrive through play! Seven high-profile organizations are supporting a new innovative and inclusive play space for all, Magical Bridge Playground, with substantial donations totaling nearly $2 million. Magical […]