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 group9-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 goals14- To what government agency should you report safety problems with toys? CPSC15- 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 sand17-Describe the dangers of each of the following:A. rings – can pinch skin or catch clothingB. hard swing seats – They could hit a child C. screws and bolts – cuts and scrapes18-What is a consumable supply? Clay, paper, paint. Supplies that can’t be reused