Loose Parts Play

Play with loose parts enables the children to use the imagination and design their own play constructs.  One moment they are baking, the next it is a potion, the next the parts are a city and the rocks are cars. The possibilities are endless.

Loose Parts

Ideas for loose part can be:

  • Old pots and pans
  • A collection of rocks and sticks
  • Different fruits and vegetables cut up
  • Treasures collected from a walk around the block
  • Buttons, wool or other textiles