A playful summer in Wageningen

children drawing with chalk

I live in Wageningen, a small city in the heart of the Netherlands. This year I’m very happy to be involved in the organization of  “Cultuur on tour” (CoT)   together with Lookman Erfgoed en cultuur.   CoT challenges children of all abilities to experience and discover in a playful way theater, art, film, music and sports. …

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A comic book about inclusive play

Do you have a bucket list? Is one of the items on your list  “To be a cartoon figure in a comic?” No?!? You should! I didn’t have that dream,  I don’t even have a bucket list and yet it did come true. And I can tell you, it is awesome. The comic “Sam and…

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Ilse van der Put board member Platform Ruimte voor de Jeugd

Since 2019 I ‘m board member of the Dutch network organisation  Ruimte voor de Jeugd . The organisation is committed to play and play space for youth and young people. As an interdisciplinary platform, we bring together experts from different professions to inform and inspire each other. Together they cover a large number of fields:…

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Information for municipalities about inclusive play

The Organisation of Dutch Municipalities (VNG) asked me to write a practical guide for municipalities about Inclusive Play. The result is this publication. It provides knowledge and tools to set up and implement a good and inclusive cooperation policy together with (experience) experts, as part of the Local Inclusion Agenda (LIA). Klick for a download…

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