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Different types of daycare equipment

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My love for children and the desire to work with them encouraged me to open my Daycare center. On the very day of starting, I realized that the major amenities to run it successfully are Daycare equipment. It has a wide range of different purposes, but without the equipments you can’t even think opening the door of your center.

Before opening my center, I had done a thorough research for choosing high quality equipment. As my Daycare was for children, all throughout entertainment with safety was of priority. In this article I want to share all the necessary childcare equipment that I needed.


 Literacy Product

To start a day-care business, Literacy products are the most essential buys. When you have to deal with small children, you should do something for them. The selection of toys must be according to the children’s age and interest.

The literacy products include Geo-Lastic Art,  Magnetic Trace A Letter (26 Letters), Pathfinder, Shape ‘n Color Coaster,popsickle sticks, finger paint,  butcher paper, construction paper, feathers, scrap paper, old magazines, chalk, old greeting cards, colored pencils, markers, safety scissors, rulers, books, notebooks, cardboard boxes, picture books, reference books, Large Felt Boards, Observation Activity Table, Sensory, wall panels.


Art Equipment

For the art area in my Daycare, I purchased Splash Mat, Art Activity Cart, Art Table & Chair Set – Red, Creative Caddie – Art – 42″ Length,  Mobile Storage Island Without trays, Preschool Smock, Rolling Art Cart, Supply Cabinet, Toddler Smock, Utility Cart, Paint Drying Rack, Paper Rack.


Scientific equipment

This Daycare equipment makes them curious about nature and fulfills them scientifically. Sand, water and discovery table, Magnifier, for different types of magnetic play Magnet Express, Magnetic Apple Maze, Magnetic Circle Express, Magnetic Dinosaur Maze, Magnetic Gumball Counting Game, Magnetic Sand Bug Life Table, Magnetic Sea Life Handheld, Magnetic Sea Life Table, Magnetic Skeleton Maze    Modular Science, Observatory Tube, Science Habitat Center, Science Lab System, Science Exploration Table,Magnetic Train Maze, Magnetic Transportation Maze, Magnetic Travel USA Map, Magnetic Turtle Maze.

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As Daycare equipment substantial investment has to be made in a day-care for furniture. Some very useful furniture that I needed includes highchairs with feed tables, rocking chairs,rockers, gliders, couches, changing station, tables, toddler tables, booster seats, small chairs with small tables, nap cots andnap mats, step stools that help a child in toilet training, book display, cubbies unit, wall mounted lockers,Coat or Dress-up Rack, storage shelves, folding storage, floor lockers, curved storage, room dividers.



The need of appliances depends on the services that a Daycare owner provides. Generally it needs stove, microwave, refrigerator, dryer, washer, washer and dishwasher, silverware, plastic dinnerware and platesand if you want to give a high quality of service then choose portable sinks and related sink accessories.


The other miscellaneous Daycare equipments that you can add to your list includes Television sets, musical instruments, computers and other computer related products  like-Braille Stickers, Chester Mouse, Deluxe iPod/CD/SD/USB/MP3, FunKeyBoard & FunMouse, Kids Audio CD Player Karaoke Machine with Microphone, Kids Keyboard with Oversize Keys and USB Connection, Kids USB Mouse, TextSpeak Talking Keyboard, VisionBoard 2, different media player like Hamilton Boom Box for iPod, CD, USB, SD Card, MP3, Kids Keyboard with Oversize Keys and USB Connection. Different Media players like Hamilton Boom Box for iPod, CD, USB, SD Card, MP3, Kids Keyboard with Oversize Keys and USB Connection.

The quantity of Daycare equipment depends upon the number of children you have in your Daycare.So what are you waiting for, go through different websites and choose what you need.


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