Daycare and Preschool Furniture

How to Utilize Limited Space in a Preschool

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Whether you’re setting up a new classroom or trying to rearrange your current preschool, the size of your room plays an important role in how you organize your various learning centers and areas.Mobile Storage Unit for Preschool

But what if you have a small classroom? What if each learning center can’t have its own area? How do you utilize limited space?

With Worthington Direct’s quality furniture, designed specifically with young children in mind, you can take a small space and have endless opportunities for child development, imagination and learning.

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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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