May 23, 2015
by Lawfield Nursery
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In response to our online appeal many parents donated items for our loose parts table. The table has proved very popular this week and has inspired many creative ideas. The Nursery team plan to develop this further and are looking at ways to … Continue reading → Continue reading
April 17, 2015
by St Ninian's Nursery
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Have you ever wondered why we have baskets with glass pebbles, chains, wee bits lying about? This is called loose parts play and it was developed in the 1970’s by an architect called Simon Nicholson who wrote the paper How NOT to Cheat Children The Theory of Loose Parts (1971). In this journal article, Nicholson … Continue reading Loose parts play… a theory. → Continue reading