In a baby room there needs to be lots of soft toys so that if the toys are being thrown around by the children then they can’t hit and hurt the other children. In a toddler and pre-school room the toys can be different they can start to introduce plastic in to the play times e.g. Lego and stickle bricks, at this stage children are learning about throwing and know that it’s unacceptable to throw. Plug sockets covers and door hinge covers must be fitted so that children to do not electrocute themselves or trap fingers in doors. Child safety catches must be fitted to every cupboard door and draw so that the children cannot get things and chemicals out the cupboards and draws. Desks need to be high off the ground so that children cannot reach things off them like the important paperwork and registers or pens and sprays. Windows must be higher off the ground or covers up by plastic sheeting so that the children cannot open the windows or fall out of them. Door handles must be higher up than usual so that the children cannot open the doors otherwise they could escape and stair gates must be fitted in baby rooms and top of stairs so that children cannot fall down.
Outdoor: an outdoor environment must be fun and full of activities to do there must be lots of space for the children to play in.
In an outdoor environment all the toys must be safe and checked for any damages, if it has been raining and the equipment is wet then make sure that the climbing frame and toys are wiped down so that none of the children can slip off and hurt themselves. the floor must be at a even level so that there are no bumps and lumps on the pavement as children don’t