By what age do children in child care generally stop taking naps?

Children of all ages need both active and quiet times every day. For infants and toddlers, quiet times are nap times when they need extra sleep. As children grow older, they may not need to sleep during the day. Quiet activities, like reading books, working on puzzles, stringing large beads, drawing, or playing board games, can give children a time for rest.
As children grow older, they may not need to take an afternoon nap. This does not mean they …