Loose Parts Ideas

A growing collection of loose parts play ideas.
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Doll Heads

Doll Heads
To some, doll heads may seem too gruesome to use as loose parts, but having some extra heads around comes in handy if you're playing Brain Surgeon or Mad Scientist ...
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Coins

Coins are a great loose part and can support all kinds of learning. Kids will sort them, stack them, arrange them, haul them around, and more. Adult supervision is recommended with younger children since coins can be a choking hazard. Collecting coins from different countries will add even more variety to coin play.
Coins are a great loose part and can support all kinds of learning. Kids will sort them, stack them, arrange them, haul them around, and more. Adult supervision is recommended ...
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