Day Care Equipment

By Vanessa Rasmussen, © 2004, All rights reserved.

When starting a child daycare center or a childcare home facility, one of the major amenities that should be incorporated into your facility is the childcare equipment. This includes anything from children playhouses to furniture to children safety equipment. Considerable research is required to find the right quality equipment. Special focus should be laid on durability and safety. After all you are dealing with children here.

To help you with this process, given below is a list of equipment recommended for all childcare programs:

The quantity of each of these items depends upon the number of children that you enroll. Depending on the quantity as well as quality these items could cost you anywhere from $1500 to $5000.

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