Setting up loose parts play for kids


Loose parts are open ended items that can be used in multiple different ways.  Types of loose parts include, but are not limited to:

Natural loose parts tray from Workspace for Children

Tabletop loose parts from No Time For Flash Cards

Loose parts from Racheous

Loose parts can be:

Loose parts storage ideas from @creativeplayideas (IG)

Loose parts from Fairy Dust Teaching

Natural loose parts and play dough from @howweplayandlearn (IG)

Shells and mirrors on the discovery table from What Can We Do With Paper and Glue

Playing with loose parts helps develop a range of important skills, including:

Make tinker trays from Meri Cherry

Playing with loose parts at home from Little Worlds Big Adventures

Outdoor play with loose parts from Fantastic Fun and Learning

You can find more fun loose parts play ideas on our Pinterest page here.