Kirsikka Vaajakallio, Tuuli Mattelmäki, Jung-Joo Lee
When the children started playing the design game, we soon noticed that a boy was missing from one of the groups; he was crawling under the table while the rest of the group continued the game as if nothing had happened. Our strategy to support equal participation was obviously not working. We started to feel anxious. Suddenly the situation changed as the kids moved on to build artifacts. They all gathered around corners of tables; they were standing close to each other, touching the variety of make tools, starting to talk. Creative corners had emerged. Children as Co-designers…
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