Loose Parts Learning and Play


Children tend to be more engaged and learn more from play that involves materials that can be used in multiple different ways and on different levels. One way to achieve this type of play is through the use of loose parts.  Discover what loose parts are, the benefits of incorporating this type of play into the classroom, and ideas on how to begin using them in your early childhood classroom.

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As a result of this class, participants will be able to:

  • distinguish the characteristics of loose parts
  • select benefits of loose parts play for young children
  • dentify ways of incorporating loose parts in the early childhood environment
CDA Competencies

Goal II. To advance physical and intellectual competence

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