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5 Playgrounds That Will Make You Want To Be a Kid Again

Oh, to be young again

Kids—they've got it good these days. Not only can they watch their favorite shows in the palms of their tiny hands, or learn the alphabet from an app on an iPad, they can also gallivant through architectural jungle gyms and frolic in psychedelic playgrounds.

In anticipation of Extraordinary Playscapes, an exhibition curated by Design Museum Boston and hosted by the Boston Society of Architects/AIA and BSA Foundation opening next month, we present five of the coolest—and most envy-inducing—play spaces built for the future generation.

Crocheted Jacaré in São paulo, Brazil by Olek

Sculptural Playground in Wiesbaden, Germany by ANNABAU

Pulse Park in Ry, Denmark, by CEBRA

Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens, Austria by Snøhetta

Wonder Space II at Hakone Open Air Museum in Hakone, Japan by Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam and Interplay