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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Out and About with Preschoolers: Close Up with Visual Arts
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/outdoor-closeup/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Al aire libre con niņos preescolares. Las artes visuales de cerca
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/outdoor-closeup-sp/
Polish Version: Aktywne spędzanie czasu z przedszkolakami: Na pan brat ze sztuką
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/outdoor-closeup-pol/
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: Art
Outdoor Activities
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: THE ARTS
Goals: 25. Gain exposure to and explore the arts.
26. Understand that the arts can be used to communicate ideas and emotions.
Learning Standards: 25.A. Investigate, begin to appreciate, and participate in the arts.
25.B. Display an awareness of some distinct characteristics of the arts.
26.B. Understand ways to express meaning through the arts.
Benchmarks: 25.A.ECd. Visual Arts: Investigate and participate in activities using visual arts materials.
25.B.ECa. Describe or respond to their creative work or the creative work of others.
26.B.ECa. Use creative arts as an avenue for self-expression.