Reading: Places for Childhoods – Making Quality Happen in the Real World by Jim Greenman (Part 2)

This reading provides a checklist on how to properly equip any Early Childhood Learning Centre.

Principles

Soft & comfortable Furniture

Child access open storage

Variety of play materials

Sufficient quantity of play materials

Duplicates

Criteria for Equipment Selection

Durability

Safety

Health

Size/scale

Quality of play experience

Quality fo Caring Experience

Acessibility/Indepent use

Aesthetics

Appeals to a variety of sensory modalities

Authenticity

Cost/value

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