Literacy and Loose Parts

Carla Gull
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Join Dr Carla, an expert and author on loose parts, as she demonstrates how to transform everyday objects like lids, buttons, cartons, beads, and paint boxes into tools for serious learning and fun. Unleash your creativity and build your own storytelling kits to enhance your little ones’ vocabulary and language development. Buckle up for an exciting adventure where anything can be a literacy tool and the possibilities are endless!

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Carla Gull
Carla Gull
Dr Carla Gull is the co-author of Loose Parts Learning in K-3 Classrooms. She has been in education for over 20 years and hosts the Facebook group Loose Parts Play and the podcast Loose Parts Nature Play. She leads professional development and academic research in outdoor classrooms, loose parts, tree climbing, and nature play. She facilitates classes with Tinkergarten, leads local nature and environmental education programming, and consults with Nature Explore
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