What is Loose Parts Play?

Loose parts play is the most basic kind of play that exists. Simply put loose parts play is letting the child be creative and decide what they want to do with the parts put in front of them.

Loose parts toys can be anything from wooden coins, to sea shells to pompoms to toothpicks. Its all about letting the kids decide what they want them to be

Maybe they want to build a rocketship or fairy garden. Maybe they want to make a soup or magic potion. They might even just sort everything by color or try and lay out a pattern. Its all about letting them explore and create as they see fit.

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