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April 17, 2015
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Loose parts play… a theory.

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

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