Archive: June 13, 2017

Creating a Child Care Environment for Success

The design and layout of the physical environment; including interior finishes, outdoor spaces, selection of equipment, and room arrangement; have a profound impact on children’s learning and behaviour and on the caregivers’ ability to do their job.

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Benefits of Connecting Children with Nature

Childcare centre naturalized outdoor learning environments (OLEs) stimulate the diversity and the experience of the children’s play time and contribute to their development in a healthy way. Best practice design of OLEs incorporates trees, shrubs, vines, flowers, grasses, edible fruits and vegetables—to connect children with nature and give variety to their outdoor experience.

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