A handbook and guide for the establishment of pre-school children's centers to free women for war work. The needs in housing, equipment, furniture; the qualifications and duties of the staff; the individual problems of health, food, sleep, play, routines, care and guidance, etc. etc. Based on experiences of nursery schools, this covers all possible questions that might arise in organizing, running and planning for such a community project, and includes suggestions for work with parents, volunteers, and in service training, special services, and discusses the benefits to the children themselves. Expert knowledge of the subject gives this author authority in this new field. Bibliography.