Learning Envionments https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/ Learning Envionments Creative Nook Cozy area to explore puzzles, the light table, creative art mediums and special invitations during the day! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178350362 178350362 Book Nook Comfy IKEA chairs to curl up in to read a good book or to snuggle in a grown ups lap for a nice rock! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178350364 178350364 Show Time Our puppet theatre is a busy place ~ children love putting on little shows for each other or playing with the felt board invitations. Than other times they pretend this is the 'drive through window' and serve up ice cream, coffee and donuts or Pizza. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178350365 178350365 Block Area The playroom has a wide variety of blocks and block accessories for building and exploring with. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178350367 178350367 More Play props From dramatic play props to manipulative and cognitive toys the storage bins are neatly organized and labeled for the children to help them navigate their work of 'play' with ease. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178350368 178350368 Magnetic Mayhem The walls and paint are finally cured and the magnet board is now mounted on the wall but I have not had a chance to retake the picture yet ~ but this is a place for the older crew to engage in some literacy, fine motor and other fun! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178350369 178350369 View from the bathroom The playroom is equipped with a bathroom that allows for ease of supervision of the other children while supporting toilet training friends! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178350363 178350363 Dramatic Play The kitchen nook is a popular point of exploration as the children explore their understanding of their world through role play! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178350892 178350892 Backyard Club House An inviting space for explorations of 'role play' for outside ... the children love to have 'tea parties , BBQ's and more' in the club house area. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198283683 198283683 Grassy Knoll The shade of the magnolia tree is a great place to explore with bubbles, balls or throw down a blanket to have a picnic or play with materials on a warm summers day! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198283685 198283685 Sidewalk The backyard has a winding sidwalk that goes from deck to back gate ... a great surface for drawing with chalk or racing our cars along. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198283686 198283686 Garden's Galore The yard has a couple of garden areas that the children are invited to 'water and tend' throughout the seasons. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198283687 198283687 Open-ended materials Just like inside the materials for outside have an open ended feel for them to encourage creative imaginative play to unfold ... the game consoles, crates, boxes and other materials stored in the shed can be combined to create trains, planes, automobiles, space ships or 'office' role play. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198283688 198283688 Gathering place The 'child size' table in the kitchen is an awesome gathering place for snacks, meals, creative art, sensory and small group 'story time' throughout the day. 'Booster seats' that attach to the child size chairs allow for younger children to be at the same 'height' as the rest of the group to promote socialization and interaction at snack and meal times. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198283691 198283691 Cubbie area Everyone has their own labelled cubbie off the front entrance to store their personal belongings needed throughout the day. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198283693 198283693