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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Sing, Play, and Hear: Music’s in the Air
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Cantar, tocar y escuchar. Hay música en el aire
Polish Version: Śpiewaj, graj i słuchaj: muzyka w powietrzu
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Teachers/Caregivers
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: THE ARTS
Goals: 25. Gain exposure to and explore the arts.
26. Understand that the arts can be used to communicate ideas and emotions.
Learning Standards: 25.A. Investigate, begin to appreciate, and participate in the arts.
25.B. Display an awareness of some distinct characteristics of the arts.
26.B. Understand ways to express meaning through the arts.
Benchmarks: 25.A.ECc. Music: Begin to appreciate and participate in music activities.
25.B.ECa. Describe or respond to their creative work or the creative work of others.
26.B.ECa. Use creative arts as an avenue for self-expression.
Domains: Developmental Domain 4: Cognitive Development
Approaches to Learning
Subdomain: Memory
Symbolic Thought