FANTASYLAND HOTEL, EDMONTON, AB  •  November 1-3, 2018

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Friday, November 2 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Loose Parts Play at Recess

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During this session, Ever Active Schools will introduce you to a step-by-step process that you can use to create a unique loose parts play kit. Perhaps you are starting small and want to create a box of materials you can take out each day for your students to play with, or maybe you want to enrich a larger play space with loose parts. It doesn’t matter how big or small your budget or plans are, you’ll find the tips and guidelines to make it happen.In this session we’ll:1. Explore the multiple benefits of loose parts play for children’s well-being and development through a comprehensive school health lens2. Consider the practicalities of implementing loose parts play in your setting3. Answer common questions and provide information and resources to help you gain support for your loose parts play project


Tracey Gilmour

School Health Facilitator, Everactive Schools
Tracey joins EAS as a School Health Facilitator, focusing on developing play and learning in theoutdoors. She has an undergraduate degree in International Development Studies, post graduate qualifications in education and special needs education. A qualified teacher since 2006, Tracey... Read More →

Friday November 2, 2018 1:15pm - 2:30pm MDT
Room 10