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Sydney Fernandez ECCE 1101 (40344) Due February 17 Chapters 10 Recall and Review 1. Give two examples of what children can learn while playing with toys. Exploring materials and interacting with others 2. What items should a teacher buy first for the classroom? Tables, chairs and shelving units 3. How does available space affect toy and equipment selection? The more space, the more equipment or toys can fit 4. Why is maintenance an important factor in choosing equipment? Maintenance will keep children safe 5. List two reasons why toys must be durable. Toys are expensive to replace, and broken toys can hurt children 6. Why is the quantity of toys an important consideration in toy selection? Because too few toys can cause children to fight or not cooperate 7. What type of toys require little action on the part of children? Spectator toys 8. Explain the difference between physical age and developmental age. A physical age is based on a birthdate, and a developmental age depends on growth level and skill compared to typical skills for that physical age group 9. Why is it important to choose toys that are appropriate for a child’s developmental age? Because simple toys help with their imagination. 10. Why should violent toys be avoided? They could hurt someone, and it promotes violent behavior 11. What are multicultural toys? Toys that represent a variety of cultural and ethnic groups 12. List two characteristics that are vital in selecting developmentally appropriate software programs. Easy to operate and appropriate 13. List three safety guidelines to follow when purchasing toys.
14. To what government agency should you report safety problems with toys?

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