|Areas of Development
||Materials and Equipment
||Climber, balance beam, parachute, balls, steps to climb, blocks, beads for stringing, pattern cards, scissors, sand and water tools, puzzles, and any other equipment or materials that allow a child to develop large and small muscle coordination.
||Puppets, blocks, Show and Tell, prop boxes, including materials related to the child’s experience, such as: post office, grocery shopping, housekeeping. Activities that allow for two or more children to work together.
||Animals, sand, water, manipulative materials, scale, magnifying glass, matching games, books, records, cassette player, leaves, stones, pictures, puzzles, cooking activities, other materials that allow a child to reflect on, act on, and learn on.
||Any materials that allow for success, that challenge but do not frustrate, that leave a child with a sense of accomplishment.
||Books, records, stories, fingerplays, child-made books, dress-up clothes for make-believe, field trips, any opportunities to interact with children and adults.
||Various kinds of paint, various sizes, shapes, and textures of paper, markers, play-dough, paste, yarn, crayons, “junk” and any other materials children can use to represent their world.