In this module, l learned there are many way to set up a child care home. The family child care home does not have to look like a center. Learning can take place in a child care home. A high quality environment needs to be provided in a child care home.

The home should be checked daily for any hazards. Creating a daily checklist sheet will help. an emergency plan should be in the child care home.

Children should experience nature at least one time a day for outdoor or indoor. Children should go outside everyday when the weather permits. In Illinois the weather should be between 25-90 degree depending on the windchill.