Daycare and Preschool Furniture

Sensory Table Ideas for the Classroom

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Recently, sensory integration has been discussed at length in educational circles.  Sensory Table ideasFrom birth, children learn about the world around them by using their 5 senses.  They take in information through touching, hearing, seeing, smelling, and tasting.  The brain then organizes this input and builds a foundation for more experiences to build upon in the future.  Sensory play has also been shown to be therapeutic to children who have anxiety, emotional problems, or disorders such as ADD or autism.  Use some of these sensory table ideas in a preschool classroom or at home to help a child explore and learn about the world around them.

Fill a sensory table with any of the following ingredients and watch as children use the materials.

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Portable Handwashing Sinks Provide Sanitation Near Changing Tables

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When you are running a daycare or preschool, changing tables are a necessity.  But sometimes the best place for a changing table is nowhere near a bathroom, and there isn’t room to install a sink or the funds to move the plumbing. Jonti-Craft Portable Sink for Handwashing Portable handwashing sinks are the perfect solution to make sure caregivers can change diapers and wash hands all while keeping an eye on the little ones.

Features of Portable Sinks

If you think a portable sink won’t do the job like a plumbed one, you might be surprised.  These sinks do the job just as well as a regular sink, and they come on heavy-duty casters so you can move it wherever you need it.  Features include:

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Great Child Care Cribs for Small and Large Daycare Centers

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Take a look around at your child care center’s cribs.  Are they in good condition and in line with the updated standards that went into effect at the end of last year?

Childcare cribs

If not, now is the time to do something about it. There are several child care cribs available that would be perfect for use in large or small daycare settings. Here are a handful of models to consider:

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Making the Most of Nap Time with Child Care Cribs

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If you provide child care for young children, you know it is essential to provide a safe, quiet place for little ones to get their rest.  There are many options for child care cribs, as well as cots and mats for older children who still need to nap during the day.Daycare Center Child Care Cribs

Day Care Crib Options

Registered child care providers and daycare centers strive to meet the highest standards, and that means purchasing cribs with the best quality.  These cribs not only meet all of the new CPSC safety regulations and guidelines, but there are many options you can choose from including:

  • Drop-down side gates
  • Under crib drawers to store bedding and other essentials
  • Plexiglas clearview sides for maximum visibility
  • Evacuation cribs with sturdier frames and wheels

If you’re trying to save space, check out the two-level crib, or invest in crib dividers, which enable you to put cribs right next to each other while blocking sound and germs.

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