Cyp 3.4 Essay

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PAGE 1 CYP3.4 1.1 When planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and activities it is important to take into account a number of different factors: * Children are individuals, which have different needs, this can depend on their age and abilities, this needs careful consideration when planning activities is required as not only do toys / resources need to be age appropriate, different children may be at a different development age, for example toys may be suitable for age 2 plus but some 2 year olds may still be at a development age of 8-12 months therefore the toys may not be suitable for them. * Some children may have specific needs such as impaired hearing or mobility requirements, so the layout of rooms needs consideration to allow for this. * Toys, equipment and resources should carry the recognised safety mark and should only be used as directed by the manufacturer. They should be good quality and durable to ensure they will last well with a lot of use and be unlikely to break easily or have parts removed or damaged easily. * Equipment needs to be clean, free from sharp edges and not have been in contact with anything unsuitable. * All settings must comply with regulatory requirements as set out by the statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (EYFS) such as meeting indoor space requirements, and provision made for children to relax, play quietly or sleep. * The environment / activities should promote the desired outcomes for children, they need to be safe but to also help the child learn new skills and confidence and independence these may contain a measurable risk but the positives would need

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