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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Real Work: Preschoolers Can Help
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Trabajo "en serio". Los niños preescolares pueden ayudar
Polish Version: Zabawa w pracę: Przedszkolaki lubią pomagać
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
Service Providers
Keywords: Family Activities
Social Development
Time Management
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: SOCIAL STUDIES
Goals: 14. Understand some concepts related to citizenship.
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: 14.A. Understand what it means to be a member of a group and community.
14.D. Understand the role that individuals can play in a group or community.
30.A. Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
30.C. Demonstrate skills related to successful personal and school outcomes.
31.B. Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.
32.C. Contribute to the well-being of one’s school and community.
Benchmarks: 14.A.ECb. Contribute to the well-being of one’s early childhood environment, school, and community.
14.D.ECb. Participate in a variety of roles in the early childhood environment.
30.A.ECe. Use materials with purpose, safety, and respect.
30.C.ECc. Show some initiative, self-direction, and independence in actions.
31.B.ECc. Use socially appropriate behavior with peers and adults, such as helping, sharing, and taking turns.