Storytelling with Loose Parts: 3 Inspiring Provocations

Storytelling with Loose Parts: 3 Inspiring Provocations

Storytelling with Loose Parts! Yes! This is really where magic happens! I’m a big believer in the power of Fairy Tales to deepen our curiosities, creativity, and love of reading. Setting out invitations or provocations with loose parts to dive deeper into questioning...
5 Paint Invitations to Embrace the Explore Stage

5 Paint Invitations to Embrace the Explore Stage

The explore stage is something we need to keep talking about. In a previous post, I talked about the explore stages of clay. Today, I want to share 5 paint invitations that really helped me embrace the explore stage of paint. Conversation Tip While Painting The one...
16 Ways Loose Parts Can Ignite Curiosity

16 Ways Loose Parts Can Ignite Curiosity

Loose parts and authentic play experiences for children are two vitally important initiatives at Fairy Dust Teaching. Many administrators and supervisors question whether loose parts can meet any academic objectives.  Today I want to share some inspiring invitations...
Loose Parts: Let’s Play With Metal

Loose Parts: Let’s Play With Metal

Metal Loose Parts! Our last type of Loose Parts in this blog series. If there’s one Loose Part that really engages every child through building, creating, inventing, exploring, and more, it’s metal! From magnet exploration, to big tin cans that clink to make music, to...