Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children by Lisa DalyLoose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children by Lisa Daly

Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children

byLisa Daly, Miriam Beloglovsky

Paperback | September 30, 2014

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Winner of the 2015 Brain Child Award from Tillywig & Toy Media AwardsUse loose parts to spark children's creativity and innovationLoose parts are natural or synthetic found, bought, or upcycled materials that children can move, manipulate, control, and change within their play. Alluring and captivating, they capture children's curiosity, give free reign to their imagination, and motivate learning.The hundreds of inspiring photographs showcase an array of loose parts in real early childhood settings. And the overviews of concepts children can learn when using loose parts provide the foundation for incorporating loose parts into your teaching to enhance play and empower children. The possibilities are truly endless.
Lisa Daly: Lisa Daly, MA, is professor of early childhood education at Folsom Lake College in Folsom, California. She has over 30 years of experience as an early childhood teacher, director, and educator. She has served on community and Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) boards, including the statewide Child Develop...
Title:Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 30, 2014Publisher:Redleaf PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1605542741

ISBN - 13:9781605542744

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Must for every responsive classroom Introducing loose parts into your program can be overwhelming, this book reminds you to keep it simple. I would agree that it could have used more narrative/research
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