Intentionally Designed Environments

ECEC 067A well-designed environment helps young children feel secure no matter which curriculum you are incorporating for instruction.




Key Considerations when pondering an intentionally designed space include…

(click on each topic below for more information)

  • Aesthetics
  • Incorporation of Natural Elements (information coming soon)
  • Storage and Arrangement (information coming soon)
  • Honoring the Children and their Families
  • Authentic and Open-Ended Materials (information coming soon)
  • Colors (information coming soon)
  • Focal Point (information coming soon)


2012-08-22 08.53.55“Young children feel safe, secure and in control in an environment that is beautiful, organized and encourages long periods of active involvement with open-ended, engaging materials in the learning space.”      Sensory Integration: A Guide for Preschool Teachers,  Bright Beginnings by Fountas and Pinnell

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