The students at Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design had four weeks and a challenge: Develop a product or experience that translated the “magic” of Magical Bridge’s inclusive playgrounds to the public school playground. There were big questions to contemplate, most obviously around price point. School districts have nowhere near the $4 million dollars […]

Imagine if a world leader like Prince William, Bill Gates or German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the Magical Bridge Playground. What would they think as they watched people of all abilities and disabilities laughing and playing together? How would they feel as they passed their bodies through the Magical Harp and heard the cascade of […]

When I was a middle school student, I was granted the opportunity to spend a week learning about the Magical Bridge Playground coming to Palo Alto, which was still only a dream. As a twelve year old girl, I thought the concept of a playground designed to include all people was intriguing, but I did […]

Santa Clara County is becoming a LOT more MAGICAL! The Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara approved $7M in funds to help build five new Magical Bridge Playground projects. Supervisor Mike Wassarman approved $2M to fund Magical Bridge Playground in Morgan Hill’s Community Park. This will be the most southern location of current Magical Bridge projects […]

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 […]