|Title:||Games for All Young Children|
|Spanish Version:||Juegos para todos los niños pequeños
|Polish Version:||Gry towarzyskie dla wszystkich dzieci
|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:||● Classroom Activities
● Physical Development
● Special Needs
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
● SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
|Goals:||19. Acquire movement skills and understand concepts needed to explore the environment, support learning, and engage in health-enhancing physical activity.
20. Develop habits for lifelong fitness.
21. Develop team-building skills by working with others through physical activity.
31. Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
|Learning Standards:||19.A. Demonstrate physical competency and control of large and small muscles.
20.A. Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
21.A. Demonstrate individual responsibility during group physical activities.
21.B. Demonstrate cooperative skills during structured group physical activity.
31.A. Develop positive relationships with peers and adults.
31.B. Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.
|Benchmarks:||19.A.ECa. Engage in active play using gross- and fine-motor skills.
19.A.ECb. Move with balance and control in a range of physical activities.
19.A.ECc. Use strength and control to accomplish tasks.
19.A.ECd. Use eye-hand coordination to perform tasks.
20.A.ECa. Participate in activities to enhance physical fitness.
20.A.ECb. Exhibit increased levels of physical activity.
21.A.ECb. Follow directions, with occasional adult reminders, during group activities.
21.B.ECa. Demonstrate ability to cooperate with others during group physical activities.
31.A.ECa. Show empathy, sympathy, and caring for others.
31.A.ECe. Develop positive relationships with peers.
31.B.ECb. Engage in cooperative group play.