Inspiring Spaces for Young Children

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The classroom environment is an essential component for maximizing learning experiences for young children. Inspiring Spaces for Young Children invites teachers to enhance children’s educational environment in a beautiful way by emphasizing aesthetic environmental qualities that are often overlooked in early childhood classrooms, such as nature, color, furnishings, textures, displays, lighting, and focal points. 

Step-by-step instructions and lush photographs take ...

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Overview

The classroom environment is an essential component for maximizing learning experiences for young children. Inspiring Spaces for Young Children invites teachers to enhance children’s educational environment in a beautiful way by emphasizing aesthetic environmental qualities that are often overlooked in early childhood classrooms, such as nature, color, furnishings, textures, displays, lighting, and focal points. 

Step-by-step instructions and lush photographs take educators through the process of transforming ordinary classrooms into creative, beautiful learning spaces, providing children with an environment where they can learn and grow.  

With easy-to-implement ideas that incorporate nature, children’s artwork, and everyday classroom materials, the photographs and ideas in this book promote creativity, learning, and simple beauty.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780876593172
  • Publisher: Gryphon House Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 327,121
  • Product dimensions: 8.34 (w) x 11.28 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Meet the Author


Jessica DeViney has been an employee of Children’s Discovery Center since 1993 and is currently the Vice President of Marketing. She lives in Maumee, Ohio. Sara Harris is the Creative Director at the Children's Discovery Center where she designs, develops, and purchases equipment for classroom spaces both existing and for new builds. She lives with her family in Maumee, Ohio. Lois Rosenberry is the founder of Children’s Discovery Center, a child care company with eight locations serving 1500 children. She has lectured at national conferences, authored kindergarten curriculum, and worked as a child care consultant for private and public organizations. She lives in Holland, Ohio.
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  • Posted September 18, 2012

    Children need beauty in their world because beauty promotes wond

    Children need beauty in their world because beauty promotes wonder and wonder promotes life-long learning. Ths is a wonderful book that helps educators create and design inspiring spaces for young children.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 3, 2014

    Great decor inspirations for your classroom!

    This book offers beautiful illustrations for setting up areas for all domains of a classroom that promotes curiosity and learning. It enhances sensory and tactual activities that allow children to explore and focus on many elements found in their environment. I highly recommend it as a valuable educational resource for capturing children's real world interactions, and for helping to develop positive social and emotional behaviors.

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