Miller, J., (Photographer). (2003). Linden Drive Preschool Lab [Photograph], Retrieved April 21, 2012, from:

Creating Indoor Environments for Young Children

This short online article from looks at the important aspects of indoor environments for young children. The topics listed below are subtitles with more information describing each one in the article:
  • meeting children’s needs,
  • how teachers can create effective learning environments,
  • environments for young children stimulate learning,
  • materials and equipment contribute to the overall environment and program philosophy,
  • strategies for small spaces,
  • private places,
  • early childhood environments should be functional for both children and teachers,
  • accommodating children with special needs,
  • including diversity,
  • Obstacles to Consider When Planning Your Learning Environment,
  • Evaluating the Environment


Wardle, F., (2008). Creating Indoor Environments for Young Children. Retrieved from