ERIC Number: ED222289
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Creating Environments for Infants. Child Environment Series, Military Child Care Project.
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (DOD), Washington, DC.
One of a series designed for caregivers in military child care centers, this book discusses how to plan and implement an effective environment for infants 6 weeks to 12 months of age. The document is divided into two parts, with selected resources listed at the end. Part 1 outlines some ways to organize and arrange physical space at the center. In addition to discussion material, part 1 offers checklists for assessing center environments. Part 2 suggests ways to use people and things within the center space. Checklists are also included in part 2, along with tips for managing the infants' environment, ideas for supporting infants' individual differences, and suggestions for providing developmentally appropriate play activities with safe toys and equipment. (RH)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Early Experience, Educational Environment, Guidelines, Individual Differences, Infants, Instructional Materials, Learning Modules, Play, Resource Materials, Staff Development
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 008-000-00371-8, $4.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (DOD), Washington, DC.