Center-based


Up from nap

This video is contributed by Cherie. Sometimes, the most important indicator of quality care can be about the most routine activities. Giving each child space, time, and his or her own way to get up from nap time helps to smooth the transition into what is coming up next.


Home-based

Nap Time Story

What do you do when a child is brand new to your childcare and cries for mommy at naptime? Ms. Devore, a seasoned provider of a small home-based childcare, makes creative use of whatever she had on hand to help a little girl feel safe and connected—and yes, eventually to fall asleep.