These guidelines are meant to be the critical first step in ensuring that all of South Carolina’s children, birth to three, have responsive, reciprocal and respectful care. These Infant and Toddler Guidelines are meant for three diverse yet critically important groups of people in the lives of infants and toddlers: parents and families, providers and policy makers.
The choices for designing a quality childcare program for young children can be overwhelming for a childcare professional, especially when working with a limited budget. This guide has been created to help you to design a high-quality environment for young infants, mobile infants, and older infants, while making the best choices for your program budget.
Why a Field Guide for Infant & Toddler Care Teachers? The Field Guide was created for the special individuals who spend their days nurturing and supporting the hearts, minds and bodies of our youngest citizens. It is designed for you, the infant and toddler care teacher! Your work is emotionally
and physically challenging yet it is also exhilarating and rewarding.