enabling someone to discover or learn something for themselves.
"a ‘hands-on’ or interactive heuristic approach to learning
This is the basis of heuristic play, open ended, hands on exploration and creative problem solving. Wooden buttons, ribbons, loofah and the odd preserving ring – these collections make the babies go wild. Many a baby brawl has erupted over wire egg cup or silicone spatula.
Personally, I love idea that all the senses are utilised – textures, sounds and tastes everything is explored. Your treasure basket can be made up of used items, new items, natural and real- world items from around the house.
There is absolutely no reason why you can’t make your own Treasure Baskets but if you prefer here is also a collection of New Zealand companies who we love and created playsets for us:
Want to know more? Check out this article about creating up your own setup: