Illinois Early Learning Project

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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Time to Play, Time to Dream: Unscheduling Your Child
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/unstructured/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Tiempo para jugar, tiempo para soñar. Cómo "desprogramar" el horario de su hijo
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/unstructured-sp/
Polish Version: Dlaczego dzieci powinny mieć czas wolny od zorganizowanych zajęć?
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/unstructured-pol/
Korean Version: 놀이할 시간, 꿈꿀 시간: 자녀를 자유롭게 해주기
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/ko/tipsheets/unstructured-ko/
Russian Version: Время играть, время мечтать:разгрузите ва
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/ru/tipsheets/unstructured-rus/
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
Teachers/Caregivers
Service Providers
Keywords: Emotional Development
Family Activities
Family Life
Play
Stress
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: PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PARENTING AND FAMILY LIFE
Goals: 22. Understand principles of health promotion and the prevention and treatment of illness and injury.
30. Develop self-management skills to achieve school and life success and develop positive relationships with others.
Learning Standards: 22.A. Explain the basic principles of health promotion, illness prevention, treatment, and safety.
30.C. Demonstrate skills related to successful personal and school outcomes.
Benchmarks: 22.A.ECa. Identify simple practices that promote healthy living and prevent illness.
30.C.ECc. Show some initiative, self-direction, and independence in actions.
Domains: Approaches to Learning
Subdomain: Curiosity & Initiative