Looking to save space and add softness to your toddler or infant learning space? In addition to holding books, they can be used for small toys (teething rings) and dramatic play props. Hang your new Reading Pocket, add some pillows and comfy carpet, and instantly you have a cozy, functional space for reading or playing.
- Heavy-duty, Sunbrella fabric and Teflon thread that is made to last and will not tear
- Vinyl book holders for easy visual of book or toy.
- Available in 2 Sizes:
- INFANT reading pockets: 39” w x 24” h (8 pockets)
- TODDLER reading pockets: 39” w x 34” h (11 pockets)
- Grommets in corners for easy hanging or installation
- Water resistant for indoor or outdoor use
About Louis Torelli
Louis is known nationwide as a premier child development environmental designer. He is credited for developing the “state of the art” standards for today’s childcare centers for newborns through preschool-age children. The number of childcare facilities he has programmed and designed likely exceeds that of any other individual. His personal experience as a childcare teacher and as a trainer, college instructor, and consultant to childcare providers brings unparalleled expertise and insight to each project.
A frequent speaker at conferences throughout the country, Louis also consults regularly to childcare centers and Early Head Start programs. Louis is on the faculty of West Ed’s “Program for Infant and Toddler Caregivers” Training of Trainers Institute, and consulted on the development of PITC Space to Grow DVD and Setting up Environments training manual. He is the author of many articles on space design, and, the coauthor (with Doris Bergen and Rebecca Reid) of Educating and Caring for Very Young Children: The Infant/Toddler Curriculum, published by Teachers College Press.
Louis holds an undergraduate degree in early childhood education from Queens College and a graduate degree in Infant and Toddler Development and Behavior from Wheelock College (1983).