Psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott once said: “There is no such thing as a baby… There is a baby and someone.” What he meant was that babies do not exist in isolation. The ‘someone’ he mentioned is...Read more
“Ahaan just took off and sprinted down this alleyway in this big market, towards the street where there was a ton of traffic,” says filmmaker, Jacob Krupnick, as he recalls the hairy moment in Pune,...Read more
Urban communities must themselves demand baby and toddler-friendly cities to help make them a reality, says the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF).
That’s just one of five key ‘takeaways’ from the foundation’s recent Urban95 Festival, which...Read more
Tel Aviv is the latest city to be shown ‘through the eyes of a child’ thanks to the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF).
The foundation’s Urban95 project has showcased several Young Explorers films made by New...Read more
Urban planners are being encouraged to utilise a set of ’empathy tools’ aimed at helping them design child-friendly environments.
It’s one of the latest initiatives developed by the Urban95 arm of the Bernard van Leer Foundation...Read more
The Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Playground Ideas for 0-3 years is now available in Spanish.
This guide shares practical ideas for designing playgrounds that work for children aged 0-3 and their caregivers. It outlines the functions play...Read more
The lives of toddlers in two contrasting cities on opposite sides of the world are chronicled in videos from the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF), which works to improve disadvantaged children’s lives.
Five short films highlight...Read more
The Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF), which works to improve opportunities for disadvantaged children, has published the first in a series of case studies examining global early years initiatives.
Three initial reports, which look at projects...Read more