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Title: The Pumpkin Project
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pa/projects/pumpkin-project/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: El Proyecto de Calabazas
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/pa/projects/pumpkin-project-sp/
Length of article: Medium
Setting for which the article is intended: Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Kindergarten
Intended Audience: Teachers/Caregivers
Service Providers
Faculty/Trainers
Keywords: Classroom Activities
Curriculum
Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Documentation
Early Care and Education
IL Early Learning Standards/IELDS
Kindergarten
Project Approach
Reggio Emilia Approach
Science
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Kindergarten
Learning Areas: LANGUAGE ARTS
MATHEMATICS
SCIENCE
THE ARTS
PROJECT APPROACH
Goals: 1. Demonstrate increasing competence in oral communication (listening and speaking).
9. Explore concepts of geometry and spatial relations.
10. Begin to make predictions and collect data information.
11. Demonstrate curiosity about the world and begin to use the practices of science and engineering to answer questions and solve problems.
12. Explore concepts and information about the physical, earth, and life sciences.
26. Understand that the arts can be used to communicate ideas and emotions.