Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children

Loose Parts that inspire play and creativity. Ideas to design inviting early childhood environments.
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"Symbolic play allows children to fit the reality of the world into their own interest and knowledge.  Loose parts are great materials to support each stage of symbolic play."   Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children

"Symbolic play allows children to fit the reality of the world into their own interest and knowledge. Loose parts are great materials to support each stage of symbolic play." Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children

Investigating shadows. "Young children ask many questions to make sense of the world and their place in it. Their curiosity and natural sense of wonder drive them to explore and investigate the answers to their questions."  Lisa Daly and Miriam Beloglovsky - Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children.

Investigating shadows. "Young children ask many questions to make sense of the world and their place in it. Their curiosity and natural sense of wonder drive them to explore and investigate the answers to their questions." Lisa Daly and Miriam Beloglovsky - Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children.

Frames set the stage for art - no glue needed. The space can be changed as children get new inspirations.

Frames set the stage for art - no glue needed. The space can be changed as children get new inspirations.

Children use loose parts to design and re-design a wide variety of possibilities.

Children use loose parts to design and re-design a wide variety of possibilities.

The Many Colors of the Leaves — Reflective Perspectives

The Many Colors of the Leaves

The Many Colors of the Leaves — Reflective Perspectives

Quote by the authors of Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children

Quote by the authors of Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children

“In any environment, both the degree of inventiveness and creativity, and the possibility of discovery, are directly proportional to the number and kind of variables in it. “ �

“In any environment, both the degree of inventiveness and creativity, and the possibility of discovery, are directly proportional to the number and kind of variables in it. “ �

Add color to the block area with scarves!

Add color to the block area with scarves!

Art and Loose Parts - What an Inspiration

Art and Loose Parts - What an Inspiration

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