[Essay] Being Flexible, Being Safe (C3 no.408)


Paula Melâneo

C3 no.408 / pp.138-143 (6 pages)



Being Flexible, Being Safe _ Paula Melâneo

In contemporary life, kindergartens and schools are spaces where toddlers and young children stay for an important amount of their daily life. The time they spend there, together with daycare staff, should be quality time; where they are protected but also have freedom in their movements and where parents trust they can safely leave their kids. Here, outside of the family nucleus, they will awaken to the world, taking their first steps to explore and understand it and start an important phase of their lives: social relationships. […]