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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Published by Redleaf Press 10 Yorkton Court St. Paul, MN 55117 www.redleafpress.org © 2003, 2015 by Deb Curtis and Margie Carter All rights reserved. Unless otherwise noted on a specific page, no portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or capturing on any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a critical article or review to be printed in a magazine or newspaper, or electronically transmitted on radio, television, or the Internet. First edition published 2003. Second edition 2015. Cover design by Jeanne K. Hunt Cover photograph by Jeanne K. Hunt taken at Kids’ Domain Early Learning Centre in Auckland, New Zealand Interior design by Erin New Typeset in Minion and Whitney Interior photos/illustrations provided by the authors or programs cited Quotation on page 263 excerpted from “A Lazy Thought” from There Is No Rhyme For Silver by Eve Merriam. Copyright © 1962 Eve Merriam. © Renewed 1990. Used by permission of Marian Reiner. Appendix B, “Getting to Know the Assessment Tool” from Bloom, Paula Jorde, Ann Hentschell, and Jilla Bella. (2013). Inspiring Peak Performa nce: Competence, Commitment, and Collaboration. Lake Forest, IL: New Horizons. www.newhorizonsbooks.net. Reprinted with permission. Appendix B, “Taking a Closer Look at an Infant or Toddler’s Daily Schedule” from McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership, National Louis University (mccormickcenter .nl.edu). Reprinted with permission. Printed in Canada 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Curtis, Deb. Designs for living and learning : transforming early childhood environments / Deb Curtis and Margie Carter. — Second Edition. pages cm Includes bibliographical references. isbn 978-1-60554-372-7 (paperback : acid-free paper) isbn 978-1-60554-373-4 (e-book) 1. Education, Preschool—United States—Planning. 2. Child care—United States— Planning. 3. Classroom environment—United States. I. Carter, Margie, 1942- II. Title. lb1140.23.c87 2014 372.21—dc23 2014021329 Printed on acid-free paper COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL