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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Physical: Which play activities encourage children to move their large and small muscles? ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ Language: How do you see children speaking, listening, and communicating in play? ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ Socioemotional: How do you see children expressing their emotions, understanding others’ emotions, and regulating their feelings during play? ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ Connecting Play to Standards Another way to understand how play experiences connect to children’s learning is to start with the experience and connect the experience to the standards. Following is an example of a bulletin board one staff developed to illustrate how much chil- dren learn through play. Underneath the play experience, list what children are learning. The learning will probably involve more than one domain. 12 | Chapter 1 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL