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Early Learning and Care Quality Assessment Requirements

Toddler
5. Sensory, Science & Nature
  1 or 2 3 4 or 5
Does Not Meet Expectations Meets Expectations Exceeds Expectations

No materials for science and nature learning experiences No materials for sensory learning experiences Sensory opportunities are not available throughout the day Permanent sensory equipment is accessible to children in the play environment Three or more developmentally-appropriate science and/or nature equipment and/or materials are accessible Opportunities to experience natural objects and/or events Two or more planned and/or documented sensory learning experiences occur daily Sensory learning experiences are planned and/or documented weekly to reflect different senses Two or more science and nature learning experiences planned and/or documented weekly Science and Nature learning experiences planned and/or documented daily

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