This guide offers tested ideas for setting up a child care environment that fosters early learning and is safe and healthful. The second edition includes updated resources, sample layouts of exemplary child care settings, and a new section on ways to accommodate children with disabilities or special needs. It contains practical ideas for designing an environment suited to both mobile infants and active toddlers. The needs of caregivers are also considered in the environmental design.
J. Ronald Lally, Jay Stewart, and Deborah Greenwald
Year of Publication
Lally, J. R., Stewart, J., & Greenwald, D. (2014). Infant/toddler caregiving: A guide to setting up environments (2nd ed.). Sacramento, CA: California Department of Education.
Environments for Group Care
Introduction to Module 2: Group Care
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