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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 111. Standards for Licensed Family Day Homes

22VAC40-111-480. Play Equipment and Materials.

A. The family day home shall provide a sufficient quantity and variety of play materials and equipment that shall be readily accessible to children.

B. Equipment and materials used by a child shall be appropriate to the age, size, ability, and interest of the child.

C. Materials and equipment available shall include, but not be limited to, arts and crafts materials, texture materials, construction materials, music and sound materials, books, social living equipment, and manipulative equipment.

D. Equipment used by children shall be assembled, maintained, and used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

E. Equipment and materials used by children shall be clean, nontoxic, and free from hazards such as lead paint, sharp edges or points, loose parts, and rust.

F. Toys mouthed by children shall be cleaned and sanitized daily.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217, 63.2-1701, and 63.2-1734 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 26, Issue 07, eff. July 1, 2010.

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