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      star bulletIEL Tip Sheet

    1. Encouraging Scientific Thinking: Rain or Shine
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/weather/
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    2. Investigate Together
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/investigate/
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    3. Natural Illinois: Butterflies and Moths
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/moths/
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    4. Outdoor Field Trips with Preschoolers: Follow Up!
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/field-followup/
      Read Information about the Tip Sheet | Spanish | Polish

    5. The Project Approach: Helping Children Ask Questions
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/projects-questions/
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    6. Things to Do While You're Waiting: Curious Young Scientists
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/scientists/
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    7. star bulletPodcast

    8. “I Like Me!”: Developing Self-Esteem in the Early Years
      Length: Long        Reading Level: Not Applicable       
      https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/278-developing-self-esteem-in-the-early-years


    9. star bulletVideo

    10. Investigating Balls
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      http://www.easternct.edu/cece/investigating-balls/

    11. Bethany Draws a Wheel
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/bethany-draws/

    12. Climbing a Tree
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/climbing-tree/

    13. The Clock Repairman and His Tools
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/clock/

    14. Comparing Firefighter Coats
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/firefighter-coats/

    15. Constructing a Cradle
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/cradle-construction/

    16. Exploring Sound on the Dam
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/exploring-sound/

    17. Exploring Windshield Wipers
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/exploring-wipers/

    18. Fine Motor Skills and Safety
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/motor-skills/

    19. Flubber
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/flubber/

    20. Getting to Know Rabbits
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/rabbits/

    21. Guidelines Videos: Let's Get Up
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-guidelines/getup/

    22. Illinois Early Learning Moments: Curiosity and Initiative
      Length: Medium        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/ielg-moments/moments-curiosity/

    23. Magnets and Cars
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/magnets-car/

    24. Sara Measures
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/sara-measures/

    25. Shaving Cream
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/shaving-cream/

    26. What's in the Box
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/in-box/

    27. Where the Chick Came From
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/videos/videos-benchmark/chickens/


    28. star bulletWeb Article

    29. Approaches to Learning
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/school-readiness/article/head-start-approach-school-readiness-overview

    30. Approaches to Learning
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      http://www.pbs.org/parents/childdevelopmenttracker/five/approachestolearning.html

    31. Beginning the Journey: The Project Approach with Toddlers
      Length: Long        Reading Level: Moderate       
      http://ecrp.uiuc.edu/v11n1/kogan.html

    32. Building an Appetite for Project Work
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/blogs/perspectives/building-appetite/

    33. Curiosity: The Fuel of Development
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/bruceperry/curiosity.htm

    34. Go Outdoors and Explore: Build Upon Young Children’s Natural Curiosity
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/blogs/growing/outdoors/

    35. How Do People, Things, and Ideas Move From One Place to Another?
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://www2.ed.gov/pubs/Geography/people.html

    36. Investigating the Tallgrass Prairie
      Length: Long        Reading Level: Moderate       
      http://ecrp.uiuc.edu/v10n1/burns.html

    37. Investigating Wheels
      Length: Long        Reading Level: Difficult       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pa/project-guides/investigating-wheels/

    38. Museums: Hands-on and More!
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://www.teachers.net/gazette/MAY02/naeyc.html

    39. Problem Solving in Action
      Length: Medium        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/problem-solving-action/

    40. Responding to Children's Interest in a Topic
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Difficult       
      https://illinoisearlylearning.org/blogs/perspectives/responding-interest/

    41. Science Explorer: At Home Science
      Length: Long        Reading Level: Moderate       
      http://www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer/index.html

    42. Think Like an Inventor
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      http://www.colorincolorado.org/article/think-inventor

    43. Tips on Nurturing Your Child’s Curiosity
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/224-tips-on-nurturing-your-child-s-curiosity

    44. Weather in Kids’ Books
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Easy       
      http://www.carolhurst.com/subjects/weather.html


    45. star bulletWeb Site

    46. Little Kids, Big Questions: A Parenting Podcast Series From ZERO TO THREE™
      Length: Short        Reading Level: Moderate       
      https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/series/little-kids-big-questions-a-parenting-podcast-series

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