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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Toys from Throwaways: Boxes
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Juguetes elaborados con materiales desechados. Las cajas
Polish Version: Zabawki z odpadów: Pudełka
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: Toddlers
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)
Learning Areas: SCIENCE
Goals: 12. Explore concepts and information about the physical, earth, and life sciences.
25. Gain exposure to and explore the arts.
26. Understand that the arts can be used to communicate ideas and emotions.
Learning Standards: 12.E. Explore concepts and information related to the Earth, including ways to take care of our planet.
25.A. Investigate, begin to appreciate, and participate in the arts.
26.B. Understand ways to express meaning through the arts.
Benchmarks: 12.E.ECb. Participate in discussions about simple ways to take care of the environment.
25.A.ECd. Visual Arts: Investigate and participate in activities using visual arts materials.
26.B.ECa. Use creative arts as an avenue for self-expression.
Domains: Developmental Domain 4: Cognitive Development
Approaches to Learning