Planning Guides for Child Care Centres

 

Looking for inspiration? Starting a new Childcare Centre? How to estimate your Budget?

We are here to help. From Budgeting to Room and Centre Planning, we have the answers you're looking for! 

 

UPDATED Louise Kool Infant Room Planning Guide

 

Louise Kool Infant Room Planning guide for Child care centres and Daycare centres

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UPDATED Louise Kool Infant Room Planning Guide:

An ideal resource for anyone expanding or starting a new centre.   Over 40 pages of floor plans, advice, tips and products organized by room areas.

From Entry Zone to Cozy Corner to Diapering.

Plus resources and toys to keep growing minds and bodies engaged -- Heuristic Play, Puzzles and Games, Energetic Play and more.

All resources are bundled at special prices.  Plus combine your furniture order with resources to save even more -- an additional 25% off any resource bundle!

 

NEW Louise Kool Infant Sleeping Area Planning Guide

 

Toddler Room planning guide furnishings.

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NEW Louise Kool Infant Sleeping Area Planning Guide:

Download our free Infant Sleep Area Planning Guide, to learn how to create a flexible, separated space for your centre, without the cost and mess of renovations or build-ins.

The Infant Sleep Area Planning Guide with pictures and plans derived from of Canadian room layouts you’ll see how:

  • The panels are designed for sound isolation and can serve as display and shelving to maximize your space.
  • Apart from the initial first connection to a wall, there are no tools necessary to assemble.
  • It also means there are no tools necessary to disassemble and reconfigure to adapt to the changing needs of your community without the cost and mess of renovations and adding permanent walls.

 

NEW Louise Kool Toddler Room Planning Guide 

 

Toddler Room Planning Guide Furnishings

 

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NEW Louise Kool Toddler Room Planning Guide

An ideal resource for anyone expanding or starting a new centre for toddlers (roughly 18-35 months). 

Over 50 pages on how to create a flexible environment full of resources for toddlers (roughly ages 18-35 months) that can grow, with your community's changing needs.

Includes specially priced resource bundles for Numbers and Letters, Dramatic Play, Sand and Water and more.

All resources are bundled at special prices.  Plus combine your furniture order with resources to save even more -- an additional 25% off any resource bundle!

 

 

Other Planning Guides

 

Guide for Installing Roomscapes by Community Playthings

Roomscapes is a unique child care classroom division system.  Tool free, durable design guided by play-to-learn pedagogy for an invaluable investment in quality long term child care.

Learn more about Roomscapes.

 

Outlast Outdoor Learning Guide by Community Playthings

Outlast outdoor learning equipment is a fosters independent, open-ended play in naturally treated wood, that lasts.  Even in punishing Canadian conditions.  But it's so versatile and safe, you can bring it indoors. 

Learn more about Outlast

 

Sample Child Care Room Floor Plans:

Be inspired.  Check out these detailed floor plans for different child care centres created with Community Playthings furnishings. (all are small pdf files). 

 

Early Head Start Room

Infant Room

Toddler Room

Preschool 

Kindergarten

 

Upgrade and Refresh Your Child Care Space Series

A popular series of blog posts on easy to implement solutions for keeping your child care space fresh and returning children engaged:

Illuminate and Upgrade Your Learning Space with Light Tables, Panels and Mirrors

Bring Indoors Out and Outdoors In to Upgrade Your Space

4 Ways that Carpets can Upgrade Your Childcare Space

Lofts and Nursery Gyms: Transform Child Care Spaces

Before or After School Program -- 4 Easy Upgrades