Aims and objectives:
A course that explores the methods of working with loose parts and how they help children to make meaning. Participants will examine the types of materials and where to get them from for little or no cost. Participants will leave able to present and engage the curiosity of their own children using loose parts to promote learning.
- Learn what loose parts are and how learning with them relates to Development Matters and the CoEL
- Explore how to source and organise loose parts in indoor and outdoor contexts
- Discover how children make meaning with loose parts
- See what this can look like when working with young children with rich examples and case studies from everyday practice.
Audience: All educators and leaders working in ECE interested in finding out more about how materials such as loose parts can engage curiosity and enhance learning across Development Matters and the Characteristics of Effective Learning.
Trainer: Debi Keyte-Hartland