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I am a huge fan of loose parts or loose materials in a children's outdoor play space.
The open ended nature of these materials provide endless possibilities for creative and imaginative play and encourage children to explore, experiment, work together and create their own spaces for play.
Just take a look at what this group of preschoolers from Beansprouts Preschool do with planks of wood:
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