Loose Parts

Loose parts allow children to take an object that has a loosely defined purpose and use it to be anything that they want for their playing. 

The difference between a toy and a loose part is if you have a toy and It breaks well the toy is broken but if you have a loose part and it breaks or rips- now you have two!

Some examples of loose parts:

  • PVC Pipes

  • Pallets

  • Wood Pieces

  • Old Tires

  • Cardboard Boxes

  • Fabric

  • Paint

  • Buckets

  • Yarn, Rope or String

  • Old Bike Wheels

  • Wheel Barrows

  • Trash Bins

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