ERIC Number: ED222262
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Creating Environments for Preschoolers. Child Environment Series, Military Child Care Project.
Scavo, Marlene; And Others
Guidelines for arranging environments appropriate for preschool-age children are provided in this staff development module, one of a series for child caregivers working in military day care centers. The document is divided into two parts. In part 1, discussion focuses on how environments affect children's feelings and behavior and on ways to organize indoor and outdoor play areas to offer children a variety of experiences. Checklists for rating center environments are provided. A variety of topics are discussed in part 2, including managing the preschool environment, supporting children's personal growth, and encouraging development through play. In addition, materials selection and activities planning for preschool children are described. Checklists also follow these discussions. The final section offers guidelines for acquiring resources to support caregiving activities. (RH)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Early Experience, Educational Environment, Guidelines, Individual Differences, Instructional Materials, Learning Modules, Play, Preschool Children, Resource Materials, Staff Development
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 008-000-00374-2, $5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (DOD), Washington, DC.