ERIC Number: ED336209
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Started in the Child Care Business.
This pamphlet discusses questions to consider when planning a child care facility. Topics discussed include licensing, financial management, written policies on facility operation, recordkeeping, insurance, the physical nature of the facility, program planning, scheduling of daily activities, personnel selection, staff development, parent involvement, and advertising. Items to consider when planning an indoor learning environment are listed, and the various learning centers into which the indoor activity area is divided are described. Necessary preschool program equipment is itemized, a sample floor plan of an indoor facility is included and four types of play that should be provided for in an outdoor learning environment are discussed. An itemization of necessary outdoor play equipment, a sample price list for the equipment, a sample ground plan of an outdoor play area, and a playground maintenance checklist are provided. Eight contacts for resources, and 18 resources, are listed. A sample weekly lesson plan is appended. (BC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Envirotech Operating Services, San Mateo, CA.; Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.