Investigating shadows. "Young children ask many questions to make sense of the world and their place in it. Their curiosity and natural sense of wonder drive them to explore and investigate the answers to their questions." Lisa Daly and Miriam Beloglovsky - Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children.
Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children by Lisa Daly and Miriam Beloglovsky. Children can move, manipulate, and control natural and synthetic materials while they use their imagination and creativity with endless learning possibilities
"Symbolic play allows children to fit the reality of the world into their own interest and knowledge. Loose parts are great materials to support each stage of symbolic play." Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children
Children use loose parts to design and re-design a wide variety of possibilities.