Have you ever noticed, having spent a fortune on toys your child shows more interest in the box than the toy! Children love the sense of adventure and excitement when natural or synthetic materials are around them. Loose parts enhance children’s ability to think imaginatively and see solutions.
Here is a list of items you can use to encourage creative play and it doesn’t cost any money!
Here are some ideas using corks, bottle lids, glass jewels, wool and even cardboard cut in to various shapes that can be joined together.