Open ended materials enables children to play freely. They are objects that have no rules to follow, use or function. Raw materials that can be used to build or to create or to combine to make something new. This article will provide information on the benefits a child gains through playing with open ended materials. It also provides a list of natural and manufactured items that can be added to the children's play environment to encourage them to play with open ended materials.
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