Reading: Places for Childhoods- Making Quality Happen in the Real World by Jim Greenman (Part 1)

This reading highlights that to create an Early Childhood Learning Centre, the items placed within the space do not necessarily need to be child friend replications of items within the childs home or surrounding environment. By exposing the child to the ‘real’ items, the child feels a sense of pride that they can complete an activity like mummy or daddy. Children are mystified by the different textural qualities within a space “If young children were designers, the textural quality of the space would be one of the first orders of business” (p.g. 111).

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