Toolkit or Guide

Resources for playing – providing loose parts to support children’s play

Contents- 1. Loose parts,What are loose parts? The benefits of loose parts, Play themes and loose parts play:

2. Practical guidance – getting started, Getting started, Auditing current provision, Loose parts, Gathering plentiful loose parts, Storage, Checking loose parts before and during each play session, Taster play sessions: Responding to frequently asked questions:

3. Facilitating loose parts play, The role of adults, Setting up loose parts play routines, Introducing and embedding loose parts play, Keeping the momentum going,Semi-permanent play structures,Risk-benefit assessment for loose parts play, Developing a play statement or policy: References, Appendices, The Playwork Principles, Sample parent letter/leaflet, Sample poster for staff room, Example action plan for intrducing loose parts play, Tried and tested loose parts, Play statement example, Loose parts play and Welsh Inspectorate Frameworks

Source: La source: Play Wales