In these sessions – two parts, participants will develop a greater understanding of how to incorporate loose parts into their daily practice and develop the confidence to become comfortable with the unfamiliar. This training will enable participants to:
•Identify suitable loose parts for play and learning
•Understand the significance of loose parts play in relation to all areas of children’s play, learning and development
•Consider the possibilities for incorporating loose-parts into daily play provision for children
•Categorise loose parts
•Understand how to sort, store and present loose parts
•Think about health and safety
•Work in groups to develop a simple plan to begin the process of incorporating loose parts into daily provision.