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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Play Right—Don’t Bite!
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Juega muerdas
Polish Version: Poprawne zachowanie podczas zabawy–Nie wolno gryźć!
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Keywords: Biting
Problem Solving
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Goals: 30. Develop self-management skills to achieve school and life success and develop positive relationships with others.
31. Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
32. Demonstrate decision-making skills and behaviors in personal, school, and community contexts.
Learning Standards: 30.A. Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
31.A. Develop positive relationships with peers and adults.
31.C. Demonstrate an ability to prevent, manage, and resolve interpersonal conflicts in constructive ways.
32.A. Begin to consider ethical, safety, and societal factors in making decisions.
Benchmarks: 30.A.ECf. Begin to understand the consequences of his or her behavior.
31.A.ECe. Develop positive relationships with peers.
31.C.ECb. Solve simple conflicts with peers with independence, using gestures or words.
32.A.ECb. Follow rules and make good choices about behavior.
Domains: Self-Regulation: Foundation of Development
Developmental Domain 1: Social & Emotional Development
Subdomain: Behavior Regulation
Relationship with Peers