ERIC Number: ED172901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Play Spaces for Preschoolers: Design Guidelines for the Development of Preschool Play Spaces in Residential Environments.
Central Mortgage and Housing Corp., Ottawa (Ontario).
This bilingual publication deals with the characteristics of the young child, the importance of play to the development of the young child and the design criteria for play spaces that cater to the preschooler's special needs. Included are detailed suggestions regarding location and features that encourage various types of play. The relationship between play activities within the play spaces and the use of natural elements for both landscape and play are discussed. Three design solutions are provided as examples. (Author)
Descriptors: Administration, Construction Costs, Design Requirements, Educational Facilities, Facility Guidelines, Landscaping, Play, Playgrounds, Preschool Children
Central Mortage and Housing Corporation, National Office, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Canada K1A 0P7 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Central Mortgage and Housing Corp., Ottawa (Ontario).
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