Whether you’re the person who relishes a leisurely trip to the supermarket to fill your fridge each week or the one who makes a mad dash to the store after work for last-minute dinners, I’ll bet you have a favorite place to grocery shop. But have you ever thought about why you like that store so much? There’s a psychology behind every supermarket layout, lighting scheme, and background music. And you can use that same psychology to influence your preschool classroom setup to be more interesting, comfortable, and organized.
Before finalizing your floorplan for back-to-school, consider these tips used by successful supermarkets (adapted from the HighScope book, Essentials of Active Learning).