|Title:||Age-Appropriate Play for Young Children|
|Spanish Version:||El juego apropiado para la edad de niños pequeños
|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
● Technology for Children
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
● SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
● PARENTING AND FAMILY LIFE
|Goals:||19. Acquire movement skills and understand concepts needed to explore the environment, support learning, and engage in health-enhancing physical activity.
31. Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
|Learning Standards:||19.A. Demonstrate physical competency and control of large and small muscles.
31.A. Develop positive relationships with peers and adults.
31.B. Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.
|Benchmarks:||19.A.ECa. Engage in active play using gross- and fine-motor skills.
31.B.ECb. Engage in cooperative group play.
|Domains:||● Developmental Domain 2: Physical Development & Health
● Approaches to Learning
|Subdomain:||● Gross Motor
● Fine Motor
● Creativity, Inventiveness, & Imagination