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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Ease Those First-Day Blues!
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/blues/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: ¡Alivie la ansiedad del primer día de asistencia!
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/blues-sp/
Polish Version: Złagodź trudności tych pierwszych dni!
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/blues-pol/
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
Keywords: Child Development
Family Child Care
Kindergarten
School Readiness
Separation Anxiety
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PARENTING AND FAMILY LIFE
ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
Goals: 31. Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
Learning Standards: 31.A. Develop positive relationships with peers and adults.
31.B. Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.
Benchmarks: 31.A.ECc. Interact easily with familiar adults.
31.A.ECe. Develop positive relationships with peers.
31.B.ECa. Interact verbally and nonverbally with other children.
31.B.ECc. Use socially appropriate behavior with peers and adults, such as helping, sharing, and taking turns.