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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. -Developmentally Appropriate -Will helps with certain or all types of development -Will help children with meeting certain goals 14- To what government agency should you report safety problems with toys? CPSC 15- According to the National Program for Playground Safety, what four components contribute to playground safety? Supervision, proper developmental design, protective surfacing, and equipment maintenance . 16-Name three impact-absorbing materials that are acceptable playground surfacing materials. Mulch, rubber mats, and sand 17-Describe the dangers of each of the following: A. rings – can pinch skin or catch clothing B. hard swing seats – They could hit a child C. screws and bolts – cuts and scrapes 18-What is a consumable supply? Clay, paper, paint. Supplies that can’t be reused

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