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Loose Parts Nature Play

Jan 20, 2020

NGSS Standards:


Resource on Paper Circuits:


Energy Stick (aff links):


Energy Ball:


Squishy Circuits:


Electronic Components Kit:

Jan 6, 2020

Engineering Design Process

Intaking Loose Parts Process

Fontichiaro’s website:

Making and Tinkering with STEM webinar

Dec 7, 2019

Our relationships with other-than-human beings can have a profoundly positive impact on our health, our spirit, and our sense of inclusiveness in the world.

--Richard Louv


Play is a form of enchantment, bringing us out of ourselves and offering a deeper understanding of another creature, an expanded experience, and,...

Nov 23, 2019

Intaking Loose Parts

  1. Ask! Be specific. Advertise.
  2. Designate a collecting place.
  3. Inspect for safety hazards and applicability.
  4. Clean.
  5. Sort.
  6. Containerize. Make it visual.
  7. Store.
  8. Rotate.
  9. Consider your maintenance plan.

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