the fine print

The publisher and authors cannot be held responsible for injury, mishap, or damages incurred during the use of or because of the activities in this book. The Authors recommend appropriate and reasonable supervision at all times based on the age and capability of each child.

What does licensing mean by “Supervise children at all times”

Supervising children at all times means that the assigned caregiver is accountable for each child’s care. This includes responsibility for the ongoing activity of each child, appropriate visual and /or auditory awareness, physical proximity, and Knowledge of activity requirements and each child’s needs. The caregiver must intervene when necessary to ensure children’s safety.

In deciding how closely to supervise children, the caregiver must consider:

  • Ages of the children
  • Individual differences and abilities
  • Indoor and outdoor layout of the child-care center
  • Neighborhood circumstances, hazards, and risks. Supervision is basic to the prevention of harm.