With a new year, comes thoughts of starting off fresh. The new year always gives me the urge to purge. I start looking around and deciding what can go and what new things we need. While it’s true that many things just get worn out and need to be tossed, somethings just need a good clean and they will last another 10-20 kids or so. So today I thought we would see which are the best ways to clean and revive childcare toys and equipment. Ways to Clean Toys
I live in a small house. So small we have to reconfigure areas throughout the day to re-purpose them. Needless to say, I am constantly looking for space saving products for childcare. In order for me to maximize the space, I need things that are able to collapse and be moved out of the way when not in use. So just in case you are in the market for some compact solutions for your childcare or you are just starting out and need budget-friendly options to outfit your childcare, check out my list of space-saving products for childcare.
I think I first noticed PVC structures in some of the catalogs they had at the daycare center when I was interning (years ago). I thought it was pretty cool. Most of the structures were in the form of screens or panels. Some were configured into dramatic play activity centers with cutouts for interaction on either side of the panels. [Read more…]