Best Way for Daycare Provider to Create Supporting Environment Part 1
Having job as daycare provider is not an easy task. You will need to make sure that you can create supporting daycare environment for children activity. In fact, children love to explore their surroundings. Without proper environment setting, you will not be able to explore children creativity and learning. Next important thing to create is safe exploration. It is closely related with children habit to do various things and trying new thing in endless energy.
Children in daycare can simply put anything in their mouth, drop, throw, climb or even hide. That is why you will need to create safe environment in your daycare. Besides keeping children stay safe, you will also possible to safe your energy by doing this. If possible, try to create well organized and child safe space to support children learning and controlling their behavior.
Be sure that as daycare provider, you already set the indoor, outdoor and daycare space becomes safe enough. Besides that, you also need to check whether you are already providing proper toys for children age or not. Providing proper toys can be a way out to make children stay interested in learning, manage well behavior and build obedience. Of course it is not a simple task to do. Need more guidance? Get the detail as follow:
Child eye view
When you are trying to create safe daycare environment then you cannot simply looking around to make it sure. It will be better if you can get down on children’s height, simply walk or even crawl around to see the real condition. This method may open up the surrounding view about accident or safety hazard that may cannot be catch when you are standing on your actual height.
Store your supplies properly
Children are full of curiosity. That is why they are often playing around and tend to touch strange object that they barely know. This is the basic reason why you better store any items that contain potential hazard such as chemical, medicine and breakable object in the place that difficult for children to reach. Besides that, you are also need to covering up the electrical outlets. Do not forget to also installing fence in the outdoor playground area.
Do proper space arrangement
Your space organizational and arrangement will have high effect on your daycare condition. If you are arrange too much open up space then children may run too wildly. One effective ways is to separate the learning and playing areas. It will be helpful to create supporting environment for children.
Organize the toys and supplies well
You better arrange and store the toys and daycare supplies properly. By doing this, you will have fewer problem since children can find their toys and supplies easily with your supervision. You can place the toys on low shelves. Next step is labeling the each shelf with words and pictures to make children easier on placing back their toys and stuff.