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intelligence/IQ, 66, 68–69 interests of children learning about, 133–35 soliciting input about, 255 interest surveys forms, 264, 265–67 importance of, 85 interpersonal environment adult roles, 114–15, 119–20 behavior problems, addressing, 118 bullying policies, 115–16 clues to ineffectiveness, 254 conflict resolution, 112, 117–18, 120 A Day in the Life of Your Interper- sonal Environment checklist, 107–8 described, 10 learning domain supports, 71–72 multiple intelligence supports, 68–69 play, value of, 121–22 social competence skills, 108–12 social interaction, encouraging, 113–15 temperament supports, 73–74 See also social-emotional develop- ment; welcoming environments IQ scores, 66 J job descriptions, staff, 36–37 jobs, providing for children, 110, 140, 150 journaling, 239–40 K knowledge and skills art areas, 206–9 blocks and building areas, 211 cooking activities, 217 dramatic play areas, 214 homework assistance areas, 244–45 indoor play activities, 219–20 manipulative activities/sensory play, 226 math/science/literacy activities, 240–41 media/technology areas, 236 music and movement activities, 223 outdoor activities, 248 quiet social areas, 232 woodworking activities, 229 L lamps, 185 language development accommodations, 29 art activities, 208 blocks and building activities, 211 cooking activities, 217 dramatic play areas, 214 homework assistance areas, 245 indoor play activities, 220 learning domain supports, 72 manipulative activities/sensory play, 226 math/science/literacy activities, 241 media/technology areas, 236 music and movement activities, 223 outdoor activities, 248 quiet social areas, 232 woodworking activities, 229 lead exposure, 46, 53–54 learning impact of environment on, 66 learning domain supports, 70, 71–72 play-based, 121–22 learning areas. See program areas legislation, disability, 26–27 lesson plans, 82, 83, 85–89 libraries, shared space with, 2, 3, 5 licensing requirements and regulations fire safety and, 46 food preparation, 53, 216 overview, 20–22, 25–26 light-emitting diodes (LEDs), 184–85 lighting, sensory stimulation and, 182–87 listening skills children’s development of, 112 importance of, 131 of staff members, 114–15 See also communication literacy activities, 237–42 See also homework assistance lost and found containers, 205 M “Make My Day” schedule example, 94 manipulative activities, 224–27 marketing options for, 8–9, 137 photos and videos, use of, 35 materials art activities, 209 blocks and building areas, 210, 211 clutter, dealing with, 255–59 conflict resolution, 117 cooking activities, 216, 217 dramatic play areas, 212–14, 215 games and puzzles, 111, 218–21, 231, 233 homework assistance areas, 243–44, 245 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL indoor play activities, 221 manipulative activities/sensory play, 224–25, 227 math/science/literacy activities, 238–39, 242 media/technology areas, 237 music and movement activities, 224 organizing, 174–75, 205 outdoor activities, 248, 249 quiet social areas, 111, 230–32, 233 rotating, 254 woodworking activities, 227–28, 230 math activities, 237–38, 240–42 mealtime. See snacktime media/technology areas, 233–37 media time, limiting, 235 memory difficulties, 29, 141 mentors, adults as, 120 mobile devices, 234 modifications. See accommodations motor skills development art activities, 208 blocks and building activities, 211 cooking activities, 217 dramatic play areas, 214 homework assistance areas, 244 indoor play activities, 220 learning domain supports, 71 manipulative activities/sensory play, 226 math/science/literacy activities, 240 media/technology areas, 236 music and movement activities, 223 outdoor activities, 248 quiet social areas, 232 woodworking activities, 229 movement activities, 221–24 multiple intelligences, 66, 68–69 music and movement activities, 221–24 N NAA. See National AfterSchool Association (NAA) name cards for accountability boards, 59–61 National AfterSchool Association (NAA) Code of Ethics, 1, 31, 273 Core Knowledge and Competencies for Afterschool and Youth Devel- opment Professionals, 37, 273 definition of afterschool program- ming, 1 Standards for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) in Out- Of-School Time Programs, 273–74 Standards for Quality School Age Care, 25, 271 Index • 281