I love loose parts. and I love lists. It was only a matter of time before I combined everything into a loose parts list! I’ve been collecting for years and now have a lot of the basics stashed away for play and learning. That being said I am ALWAYS on the lookout for a new treasure to add to my loose parts lists. In case you are like me, I have compiled a loose parts list for all the best finds…and the list will continue to grow as I find more!Continue reading “My Huge Ever-Growing Loose Parts List and Obession”
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.
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.Continue reading “What is Loose Parts Play?”
Our Halloween Sensory Bin is simple but it has everything we love in a sensory bin; scoops and tongs, some tiny toys and a few colorful loose parts.Continue reading “Halloween Loose Parts Sensory Bin”
Our orange loose parts sensory bin is a simple invitation to explore with some paper grass, our orange loose parts, and some tongs. While it may be simple don’t be misled, it offers some great fine motor practice and plenty of fun!Continue reading “Orange Loose Parts Sensory Bin”
Our open-ended loose parts are probably one of Bitty’s favorite toys but with that said she is still quite young and often needs some kind of invitation to play for them. Enter our DIY loose parts tools!
The first time I heard the term loose parts was last fall; and trust me, you and your kids have played with loose parts. You just maybe haven’t used that term.
Loose parts play is just providing random loose parts for kids to do whatever they want with. They might make them play food or make patterns out of them. They might see how high they can stack them or sort them by color. The idea is that it is entirely up to your kid and their imagination!Continue reading “DIY Loose Parts Toys”