(a) Each center shall provide a variety of daily activities designed to meet
the needs of children in care, including but not limited to:
(b) All children shall be given an opportunity to nap or rest without distraction
or disturbance from other activities at the center.
- (1) Quiet and active play.
- (2) Rest and relaxation.
- (3) Eating.
- (4) Toileting.
(c) A teacher-child ratio of one teacher supervising 24 napping children is permitted
provided that the remaining teachers necessary to meet the overall ratio specified
in Section 101216.3(a) are immediately available at the center.
- (1) A napping space and a cot or mat shall be available for each child
under the age of five.
- (2) Centers that serve children in half-day programs are not required to
schedule napping periods or have napping equipment for such children
- (3) No child shall be forced to stay awake or _ to stay in the napping
area longer than the normal napping period.
- (1) An aide who is 18 years of age or older, and who meets the requirements
of Sections 101216 and 101216.2, may supervise 24 napping children in place
of a teacher if the conditions specified in (c) above are met.