Illinois Early Learning Project

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Title: Lots of Dandelions
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Muchos dientes de león
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: N/A (Video)
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Service Providers
Keywords: Adult Child Relationship
Developmentally Appropriate Practice
IL Early Learning Standards/IELDS
Language Arts
Outdoor Activities
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: LANGUAGE ARTS
Goals: 1. Demonstrate increasing competence in oral communication (listening and speaking).
12. Explore concepts and information about the physical, earth, and life sciences.
Learning Standards: 1.E. Use increasingly complex phrases, sentences, and vocabulary.
12.A. Understand that living things grow and change.
Benchmarks: 1.E.ECa. With teacher assistance, begin to use increasingly complex sentences.
1.E.ECc. With teacher assistance, use new words acquired through conversations and book-sharing experiences.
12.A.ECa. Observe, investigate, describe, and categorize living things.