Naira’s environment evokes a sense of ‘belonging’ and is nurturing and safe. She looks at each child holistically providing experiences that assist in building and strengthening the child’s growth and development. She speaks to the children in her home language Russian. The atmosphere in her service is ‘home like’ with the children being settled and happy. Children are encouraged to learn through play in an environment that is rich in experiences and respects nature and natural beauty and enhances and develops children’s apperciation of aesthetics.