Soft carpets, comforting family photos, colorful toys—everything’s so cozy! Effective teachers design classrooms that are organized and familiar and that encourage children’s learning. When you visit a program, how can you tell if it’s safe and supportive for your toddler? Every toddler room might look a little different, but some things stay the same in all high-quality environments. Look for these things Play spaces are organized by interest areas. For example, there are areas with materials for quiet play and more active play. Toddlers can play alone or in small groups.