Loose Parts Method - Module 2
The Loose Parts Basics - Observe and Support Children’s Interests
Loose Parts are a great way to add excitement and creativity to any early childhood learning Ecosystem.
Young children are naturally curious and love exploring their surroundings. Loose Parts provide the perfect opportunity for them to do just that. With so many possibilities for imaginative play, the sky is the limit to what they can create.
As an educator, you know that providing opportunities for creative expression is essential in early childhood development. When Loose Parts are intentionally placed in an early childhood environment, the result is intriguing, challenging, and full of imaginative play possibilities for young children.
This course will walk you through specific guidelines to observe and support children’s interests and curate the Loose Parts that support play and learning.
Part Two - The Basics
Playful Transformation Workbook
What Are Loose Parts?
The Characteristics of Loose Parts
Types of Loose Parts
Time to Move On to the Next Lesson...
The Affordances of Loose Parts
The Value of Loose Parts
The Purpose of Loose Parts
Loose Parts to Provoke Children's Thinking
Curating Loose Parts to Increase the Possibilities of Discovery
Considering the Children's Perspective
The Function of Loose Parts
Light and Transparency
Loose Parts Basics - Observe and Support Children’s Interests