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Family Child Care Homes Creative Spaces for Children to Learn

by Linda J. Armstrong

Family Child Care Homes Creative Spaces for Children to Learn Synopsis

In family child care settings, it is important that the environment promotes the comfortable feeling of home while also supporting children's needs and maximizing their learning experiences. Filled with wisdom from an experienced family child care professional, this resource includes advice to enhance any setting and knowledgeable suggestions for item selection, furniture arrangement, storage, and more. Loaded with color photographs and architectural illustrations of indoor and outdoor family child care settings, this resource provides plenty of inspiration and practical information to create a comfortable, home-like setting that benefits children of all ages.

Family Child Care Homes Creative Spaces for Children to Learn Press Reviews

Finally, a resource for family child care providers who want to keep the feeling of home in family child care. The author's commitment to family child care environments as warm and inviting spaces--where both children and adults are comfortable and where learning happens all the time--is obvious. The questions posed throughout the book are guaranteed to help providers think about their environment creatively; the photographs are gorgeous and will spark readers' creativity in their own programs. What a wonderful new resource for family child care providers. --Barbara Sawyer, Director of Special Projects, National Association for Family Child Care -Finally, a resource for family child care providers who want to keep the feeling of home in family child care. The author's commitment to family child care environments as warm and inviting spaces--where both children and adults are comfortable and where learning happens all the time--is obvious. The questions posed throughout the book are guaranteed to help providers think about their environment creatively; the photographs are gorgeous and will spark readers' creativity in their own programs. What a wonderful new resource for family child care providers.- --Barbara Sawyer, Director of Special Projects, National Association for Family Child Care Finally, a resource for family child care providers who want to keep the feeling of home in family child care. The author's commitment to family child care environments as warm and inviting spaces--where both children and adults are comfortable and where learning happens all the time--is obvious. The questions posed throughout the book are guaranteed to help providers think about their environment creatively; the photographs are gorgeous and will spark readers' creativity in their own programs. What a wonderful new resource for family child care providers. --Barbara Sawyer, Director of Special Projects, National Association for Family Child Care

Book Information

ISBN: 9781605540757
Publication date: 15th June 2011
Author: Linda J. Armstrong
Publisher: Redleaf Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Pre-school & kindergarten,

About Linda J. Armstrong

Linda J. Armstrong is a consultant for children and youth programs throughout the United States. As an active member of non-profit organizations, she has served in a variety of leadership positions for more than thirty years. Linda is a published author of educational research and has been an adjunct professor for universities in the U.S. and New Zealand. She holds three degrees in education and has received numerous awards and recognition for her work.

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