Angela Sugden, Earlyarts 10 Great Techniques to Make Your Teaching More Creative

I'm pleased that you have introduced the theory of loose parts - and hope that more early years practitioners and settings take these ideas on board. I have worked for decades using open-ended materials which I truly believe support higher order thinking and helps to develop divergent thinking. So much of what is offered to children limits this as many toys and resource allow one way for a problem to be solved.