Illinois Early Learning Project

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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Your Child's First Day in Preschool
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/firstday/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: El primer día de preescolar de su hijo
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/firstday-sp/
Polish Version: Pierwszy dzień dziecka w przedszkolu
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/firstday-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: Classroom Activities
Early Care and Education
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
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.ECa. Show empathy, sympathy, and caring for others.
31.A.ECe. Develop positive relationships with peers.
31.B.ECa. Interact verbally and nonverbally with other children.