February 19-23, 2019

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Language Development/Expression (infants): Playing with toy piano

Language Development/Expression (older children): Singing songs during Circle Time

Creative Expression: Gluing Stop Light Craft

Sensory Play: Exploring soft farm animals

Physical Well-Being: Using cookie cutter with play dough

Emotional Well-Being: Being with friends during snack time

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Playing with Links

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Building a potato head

Connecting to Others: Playing dress-up with costumes and hats

WEDNESDAY

Sleep Strategies with the Whole Family

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Language Development/Expression (infants): Playing with big puppets

Language Development/Expression (older children): Reading books together

Creative Expression: Painting with cars

Sensory Play: Playing with musical instruments

Physical Well Being: Jumping during Sleeping Bunnies

Emotional Well-Being: Playing with pretend tools

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Putting in and taking out shapes from shape sphere

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Building with Magformers

Connecting to Others: Playing with cars

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Language Development/Expression (infants): Looking at the rolling mirror

Language Development/Expression (older children): Talking on toy phones

Creative Expression: Drawing with crayons

Sensory Play: Feeling the spiky balls

Physical Well-Being: Throwing balls

Emotional Well-Being: Playing with textured bean bags

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Playing with grass and farm animals

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Exploring magnetic boards

Connecting to Others: Playing with dinosaurs

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30)

Language Development/Expression (infants): Engaging with coloured boxes and toys

Language Development/Expression (older children): Playing in the kitchen and with kitchen toys

Creative Expression: Building with play dough and stencils

Sensory Play: Playing with farm animal noise toy

Physical Well-Being: Crawling through the tunnel

Emotional Well-Being: Pretend play with doctor toys

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Playing with the balls and ramps

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Building with Lego

Connecting to Others: Playing in the barn together

February 11-15, 2019

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Reacting to reflections in the Lion mirror: Language Development/Expression (Infants)

Talking on toy phones: Language Development/Expression (Older Children)

Creating art with Dot-a-Dot stamps: Creative Expression

Repeating infant’s when communicating: Sensory Play

Using the Blue Bolster to support infant’s Gross Motor skills: Physical Well-Being

Playing Peek-a-Boo: Emotional Well-Being

Building with big cardboard blocks: Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants)

Using magnifying glasses to look at insects: Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children)

Reading books together: Connecting to Others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Playing with finger puppets: Language Development/Expression (infants)

Playing with human figurines and big doll house: Language Development/Expression (older children)

Making Adinkra fabric patterns using stamps and grid paper: Creative Expression

Food Activity: Making Guacamole with Ivy and Jenessa: Sensory Play

Jump from square to square during Hopscotch: Physical Well-Being

Playing with baby dolls: Emotional Well-Being

Looking at transparent coloured letters on top of a light box: Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants)

Exploring the functions of objects on Busy Boards: Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children)

Singing Songs together during Circle Time: Connecting to Others

WEDNESDAY

Black History Month Celebration

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Communicating while playing with Toy Camera: Language Development/Expression (infants)

Playing dress-up with costumes and hats: Language Development/Expression (older children)

Valentine’s Day Activity: Creative Expression

Playing with Drums: Sensory Play

Jumping on Stepping Stones: Physical Well Being

Imitating emotions from Emotions poster: Emotional Well-Being

Playing with Alphabet bean bags: Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants)

Taking apart and putting together puzzles: Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children)

Eating snack together with friends: Connecting to Others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Repeating infant’s actions and verbal communication: Language Development/Expression (infants)

Playing with Alphabet magnets: Language Development/Expression (older children)

Creating images with chalk on black paper: Creative Expression

Playing with textured bean bags: Sensory Play

Following actions during Circle time: Physical Well-Being

Playing with colourful scarves: Emotional Well-Being

Playing with the stacking toys: Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants)

Building and playing with train and train tracks: Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children)

Playing with cars and trucks together: Connecting to Others

February 4-9, 2019

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Reacting to reflections in the Lion mirror: language development/expression (infants)

Pretend play with Doctor toys: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with small cars: creative expression

Walking on different textured materials: sensory play

Jumping during 3 Little Monkeys: physical well-being

Feeding the babies: emotional well-being

Making patterns with Links: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Making shapes with play dough: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing songs during circle time: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Singing nursery rhymes with finger puppets: language development/expression (infants)

Playing with Mr.Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing with scrap paper and fabrics: creative expression

Shaking sensory bottles: sensory play

Walking along lines of tape: physical well-being

Playing with people figurines in the toy house: emotional well-being

Putting Popsicle sticks into a box : manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building with Lego blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the toy kitchen together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Lunar New Year

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Taking pretend photos with toy camera: language development/expression (infants)

Playing dress-up with clothes and hats: language development/expression (older children)

Drawing with chalk: creative expression

Spiky balls: sensory play

Playing with push and pull toys : physical well being

Talking on the toy phones: emotional well-being

Sorting colours into boxes: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Making shapes with Popsicle sticks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading the emotions poster: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Spinning farm animal toy with noises: language development/expression (infants)

Playing with alphabet blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Lego blocks: creative expression

Feeling textured bean bags: sensory play

Making noise with toy shakers: physical well-being

Pretend play with toy tools: emotional well-being

Playing with rolling caterpillar: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Sorting coloured animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing with cars and ramps together: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Sorting coloured soft toy bins: language development/expression (infants)

Playing with big puppets: language development/expression (older children)

Creating art with glue and glitter: creative expression

Making sounds with musical instruments: sensory play

Rolling and bouncing balls : physical well-being

Being with my friends during snack time: emotional well-being

Stacking toys : manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building train tracks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Doing puzzles together: connecting to others

January 28- February 2, 2019

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Imitating Infants Words and Sounds: language development/expression (infants)

Talking on Pretend Phone: language development/expression (older children)

Stamping with Dot-A-Dots: creative expression

Bubble Wrap Walk: sensory play

Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Interacting with Babies: Holding Hands While Walking: emotional well-being

Sorting Soft Toys in Coloured Boxes: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Exploring the Puzzle Boards: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building with Cardboard Blocks Together: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Rolling Balls Back and Forth: language development/expression (infants)

Working on the Alphabet Puzzles: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Stamps: creative expression

Exploring with the Big Puppets: sensory play

Going Up and Down on the Infant Climber: physical well-being

Responding Back to Infants: Smile Back or Pick-Up: emotional well-being

Stacking the Doughnut Toys : manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Playing with the Magformers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Program Meeting

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Looking at the Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Chunky Board Book with Matching Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Felt Pieces: creative expression

Playing the Musical Instruments: sensory play

Balancing on the Stepping Stones : physical well being

Feeding the Baby Dolls: emotional well-being

Using the Push/Spin Toys (Farm, Piano): manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Building with the Train Tracks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Doll House Together: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Learning with the Coloured Piano: language development/expression (infants)

Reading my Favorite Books: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Various Brushes: creative expression

Touching the Colourful Scarves: sensory play

Pulling the Toy Dog and Phone: physical well-being

Pretend Play with the Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Exploring with the Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Playing with the Plus Connectors: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Dramatic Play with Costumes Together: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Shaking the Shakers: language development/expression (infants)

Typing on the Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Creating with Markers and Stamps: creative expression

Make a Creation out of Playdough: sensory play

Climbing on the Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Dress Up with the Various Hats: emotional well-being

Rolling the Balls Down Ramps: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building with the Lego: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

January 21-26, 2019

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Playing with the Soft Farm Toys: language development/expression (infants)

Learning our Letters/ Numbers with the Magnets: language development/expression (older children)

Stamping with the Dot-a-Dots: creative expression

Make your own Creation with the Playdough: sensory play

Rolling/ Bouncing Balls: physical well-being

Sitting with my Friends at Snack Time: emotional well-being

Exploring the Infant Stackers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building with the Cardboard Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

How do you Feel? How does your Friend Feel? Check the Emotions Poster: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Reading the mini Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Playing with Finger Puppets: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Small Cars: creative expression

Touch and Feel Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Climb on the Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Dress up with Play Clothes and Hats: emotional well-being

Push the Rolling Caterpillar: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Make a Pattern the Links: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Playdough Workshop

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Sorting Soft Toys in the Coloured Bins: language development/expression (infants)

Create your own Mr Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with the Textured Rollers: creative expression

Pretend Play with Big Puppets: sensory play

Exploring the Infant Climber: physical well being

Feeding the Babies: emotional well-being

Playing with the Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Sorting Coloured Animals by Number: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Look at your Reflection in the Rolling Mirror: language development/expression (older children)

Create a drawing with the Markers and Stamps: creative expression

Explore the Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Pull the Toy Dog or Push the Big Cars and Trucks: physical well-being

Pretend Play with Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Stack and Sort with the Coloured Peg Board: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Looking at Bugs through the Magnifying Glasses: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Cooking in the Toy Kitchen Together: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Spinning the Farm Animal Noises Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Typing our Letters/Numbers on the Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Create with the Collage Pieces and Glitter in the Glue: creative expression

Make Beautiful Music with the Instruments: sensory play

Playing with the Outdoor Toys from the Bins: physical well-being

Talking on the Toy Phone: emotional well-being

Explore with Push/Spin Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Drive the Toy Cars Down Ramps: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing Songs at Circle Together: connecting to others

January 14-19, 2019

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Egg Carton: language development/expression (infants)

Painting at the Easel: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Various Sponges: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Outdoor Toys from Bin: physical well-being

Dress-Up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building Train Tracks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Emotions Poster: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Reflections in Rolling Mirror: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Bean Bags: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Colourful Scarves: sensory play

Stepping Stones: physical well-being

Pretend Play Tool Time: emotional well-being

Spiky Balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Plus Connectors: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Trip to Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Reading my Favorite Books: language development/expression (older children)

Snowman-Gluing Cotton Balls: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies: physical well being

Dressing Babies: emotional well-being

Wooden Mobile: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Building with Lego: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Dollhouse Together: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Coloured Piano: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter Glue with Feathers: creative expression

Big Puppets: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well-being

Being with my Friends at Snack Time: emotional well-being

Balls with Ramps: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Big Fruit Floor Puzzle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Taking Pictures with the Toy Camera: language development/expression (infants)

Chunky Board Book with Matching Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Crayons and Stamps : creative expression

Playdough Creations: sensory play

Infant Climber: physical well-being

Finger Puppets: emotional well-being

Animal Push/Pull Rattle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Counting Animals on the Grass: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Doing Puzzles Together: connecting to others

January 7-12, 2019

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Reflection in Lion Mirror: language development/expression (infants)

Mr Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

New Years Firework Stamp Painting: creative expression

Spikey Balls: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well-being

Big Puppets: emotional well-being

Rolling Caterpillar: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building with Cardboard Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Coloured Soft Toy Bins: language development/expression (infants)

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Dot A Dots: creative expression

Playdough Creations: sensory play

Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

Stacking Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Sorting Coloured Animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Baby Yoga with Appleseed

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Soft Farm Toys: language development/expression (infants)

Finger Puppets: language development/expression (older children)

Markers and Stamps: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Rolling/Bouncing Balls: physical well being

Pretend Play Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Coloured Peg Board: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Bugs with Magnifying Glasses: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Soft Bird Butterfly: language development/expression (infants)

Magnet Letters/Numbers: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter Glue with Collage Pieces: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Talking on the Toy Phone: emotional well-being

Push/Spin Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Patterns with Links: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Emotions Poster: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Spinning Farm Animal Noise Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Little People: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Textured Rollers: creative expression

Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Infant Climber: physical well-being

Dress Up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Big Block Puzzles: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Cars on Ramps: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Cooking in Toy Kitchen Together: connecting to others

January 4-5, 2019

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

Centre Closed for Holidays from Monday - Thursday this week.

FRIDAY

Centre Closed for Set Up, no Drop In Program

Drop In Program Re-Opens Tomorrow, Saturday January 5th, 2019 from 9:30 am- 12:30 pm

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Reading My Favorite Books: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Feathers: creative expression

Playdough Creations: sensory play

Climbing on Raised Mats: physical well-being

Bring with my Friends at Snack Time: emotional well-being

Balls with Ramps: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Fun Link Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Working on Puzzles Together: connecting to others

December 10-15, 2018

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Chunky Board Book with Matching Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Wooden Balls: creative expression

Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Infant Climber: physical well-being

Being with My Friends at Snack Time: emotional well-being

Wooden Mobile: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Magformers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Egg Carton: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Bean Bags: language development/expression (older children)

Holidays Cards/Glitter Glue Ornaments : creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Stepping Stones: physical well-being

Finger Puppets: emotional well-being

Balls with Ramps: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Counting Animals in Grass: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Cooking in the Kitchen Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Holiday Card Making (for Adults)

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Expressions in Rolling Mirror: language development/expression (infants)

Painting at the Easel: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Crayons: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Blue Bolster: physical well being

Dress Up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Plus Connectors: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Emotions Poster: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Coloured Piano: language development/expression (infants)

Reading my Favorite Books: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Cotton Balls on Snowmen : creative expression

Playdough Creations: sensory play

Outdoor Toys from Bins: physical well-being

Pretend Play Tool Time: emotional well-being

Animal Push/Pull Rattle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Big Fruit Floor Puzzle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Taking a Picture with Toy Camera: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Colourful Scarves: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well-being

Dressing Babies: emotional well-being

Spikey Balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building with Lego: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

December 3-8, 2018

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Soft Bird Butterfly: language development/expression (infants)

Magnet Letters/Numbers: language development/expression (older children)

Dot-a-Dots: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Pushing Toy Wheelchairs: physical well-being

Dress Up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Coloured Peg Board: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Sorting Coloured Animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Working on Puzzles Together: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Spinning Farm Animal Noises Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Finger Puppets: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Markers: creative expression

Spikey Balls: sensory play

Climbing on Raised Mats: physical well-being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

Push/Spin Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Fun Link Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Children’s Holiday Art Workshop

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Reflection in Lion Mirror: language development/expression (infants)

Mr Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Cars: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Rolling/Bouncing Balls: physical well being

Cooking in Toy Kitchen: emotional well-being

Stacking Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Patterns with Links: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Soft Farm Toys: language development/expression (infants)

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter Glue with Feathers: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Jumping during Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Talking on the Toy Phone: emotional well-being

Rolling Caterpillar: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Bugs with Magnifying Glasses : manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Coloured Soft Toy Boxes: language development/expression (infants)

Family in Dollhouse: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Various Brushes: creative expression

Big Puppets: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well-being

Pretend Play Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Big Block Puzzles: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Cars on Ramps: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing with Animals in the Farm Together: connecting to others

November 26-31, 2018

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Toy Eggs: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Bean Bags: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Textured Rollers: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Climbing on Raised Mats: physical well-being

Pretend Play Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Spikey Balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

 Building Train Tracks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Doing Puzzles Together: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Reflection in Rolling Mirror: language development/expression (infants)

Dinosaurs: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Markers: creative expression

Big Puppets: sensory play

Rolling/Bouncing Balls: physical well-being

Playing in the Dollhouse: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Magformers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Trip to the AGO

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Coloured Piano Keys: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Pushing Big Planes/Cars: physical well being

Dress Up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Balls with Ramps: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Plus Connectors: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Taking Pictures with Toy Camera: language development/expression (infants)

Chunky Board Book with Matching Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing with Tissue Paper: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well-being

Dressing Babies: emotional well-being

Animal Push/Pull Rattle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building with Lego: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Kitchen Together: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Little People: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter Paint with Popsicle Sticks : creative expression

Colourful Scarves: sensory play

Jumping During Circle Time: physical well-being

Pretend Play Tool Time: emotional well-being

Stand up Wooden Mobile: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Big Fruit Floor Puzzle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Walking the Toy Dog Together: connecting to others

November 19-24, 2018

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Toy Giraffe: language development/expression (infants)

Letter/Number Magnets: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Various Sponges: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Skipping Outside: physical well-being

Cooking in Toy Kitchen: emotional well-being

Wooden Coloured Rattle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Patterns with Links: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Soft Bird Butterfly : language development/expression (infants)

Mr Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Yarn/Ribbon: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Pretend Play with Tool Time: emotional well-being

Shakers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building with Cardboard Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Toddler Yoga with Parents/Caregivers (18 months- 3 years)

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Markers: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Throwing/Bouncing Balls: physical well being

Dress up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Push/Spin Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Sorting Coloured Animals: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Sandbox Together: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Soft Toy Coloured Boxes: language development/expression (infants)

Playing in the Dollhouse: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter Paint with Various Ridged Scrapers: creative expression

Finger Puppets: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Taking Pictures with Toy Camera: emotional well-being

Stacking Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Bugs with Magnifying Glasses: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Doing Puzzles Together: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Spinning Farm Animal Sound Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Puzzle: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Collage Pieces: creative expression

Finding Toys with Binoculars: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well-being

Playing with the Animals in the Farm: emotional well-being

Big Block Puzzles: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Fun Link Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing Together in the Cottage (backyard): connecting to others

November 12-17, 2018

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Reflection in Rolling Mirror : language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Bean Bags: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Various Paint Brushes: creative expression

Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

Balls on Ramp: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Magformers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Toy Eggs: language development/expression (infants)

Chunky Board Book with Matching Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Crayons/Markers: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well-being

Dress up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Stacking Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Plus Connectors: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Drop In Closed for Auction Preparation

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Drop In Closed for 40th Anniversary Auction!

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Drop In Closed for Auction Clean Up

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Coloured Piano Keys: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Collage Pieces: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Throwing/Bouncing Balls Outside: physical well-being

Pretend Play Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building Train Tracks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Sandbox Together: connecting to others

November 5-10, 2018

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Toy Giraffe: language development/expression (infants)

Letter/Number Magnets: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Various Sponges: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Skipping Outside: physical well-being

Cooking in Toy Kitchen: emotional well-being

Wooden Coloured Rattle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Patterns with Links: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Soft Bird Butterfly : language development/expression (infants)

Mr Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Yarn/Ribbon: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Pretend Play with Tool Time: emotional well-being

Shakers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building with Cardboard Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Picky Eating and Kids Nutrition 101 with Danielle Binns

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Markers: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Throwing/Bouncing Balls: physical well being

Dress up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Push/Spin Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Catching Bugs Outside: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Sandbox Together: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Soft Toy Coloured Boxes: language development/expression (infants)

Playing in the Dollhouse: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Textured Rollers: creative expression

Finger Puppets: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Taking Pictures with Toy Camera: emotional well-being

Stacking Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Bugs with Magnifying Glasses: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Doing Puzzles Together: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Spinning Farm Animal Sound Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Puzzle: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Collage Pieces: creative expression

Finding Toys with Binoculars: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well-being

Playing with the Animals in the Farm: emotional well-being

Big Block Puzzles: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Fun Link Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing Together in the Cottage (backyard): connecting to others

October 29 - November 3, 2018

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Taking Pictures with Toy Camera : language development/expression (infants)

Chunky Board Book with Matching Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Spiky Balls: sensory play

Pushing Babies in Wheelchairs: physical well-being

Pretend Play Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Coloured Scarves: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Sorting Coloured Animals : manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Reflection in Rolling Mirror : language development/expression (infants)

Matching Animal to Picture: language development/expression (older children)

Dot a Dots: creative expression

Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Family Toys in the Dollhouse: emotional well-being

Balls with Ramp: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Small Lego: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Drop In Closed for Staff Day

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Toy Eggs: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Bean Bags: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Feathers: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Playing Basketball Outside: physical well being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

Stand up Wooden Mobile: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Magformers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Coloured Piano Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Crayons: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Running Outside: physical well-being

Dress up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Plus Connectors: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Cottage (backyard): connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Soft Farm Toys: language development/expression (infants)

Dinosaurs: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Cars: creative expression

Puppets: sensory play

Pushing Big Planes/Cars: physical well-being

Talking on Toy Cellphone: emotional well-being

Playskool Animal Push/Pull Rattle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Coloured Peg Board: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Toy Kitchen Together: connecting to others

October 22-27, 2018

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Toy Giraffe: language development/expression (infants)

Letter/Number Magnets: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Various Sponges: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Skipping Outside: physical well-being

Cooking in Toy Kitchen: emotional well-being

Wooden Coloured Rattle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Patterns with Links: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Soft Bird Butterfly : language development/expression (infants)

Mr Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Yarn/Ribbon: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Pretend Play with Tool Time: emotional well-being

Shakers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Building with Cardboard Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Drop In Closed for Auction Committee Meeting

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Markers: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Throwing/Bouncing Balls: physical well being

Dress up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Push/Spin Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Catching Bugs Outside: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Sandbox Together: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Soft Toy Coloured Boxes: language development/expression (infants)

Playing in the Dollhouse: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Textured Rollers: creative expression

Finger Puppets: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Taking Pictures with Toy Camera: emotional well-being

Stacking Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Bugs with Magnifying Glasses: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Doing Puzzles Together: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Spinning Farm Animal Sound Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Puzzle: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Collage Pieces: creative expression

Finding Toys with Binoculars: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well-being

Playing with the Animals in the Farm: emotional well-being

Big Block Puzzles: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Fun Link Blocks: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing Together in the Cottage (backyard): connecting to others

October 15-20, 2018

We learn through play in the drop-in. The materials listed below will be set out in play areas inside the drop-in room. Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to choose other materials from the shelves. There are activities in the backyard, too!

MONDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Taking Pictures with Toy Camera : language development/expression (infants)

Chunky Board Book with Matching Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Spiky Balls: sensory play

Pushing Babies in Wheelchairs: physical well-being

Pretend Play Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Coloured Scarves: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Sorting Coloured Animals : manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

TUESDAY (SNACK AT 4:00, SONG/STORY CIRCLE IN THE DROP-IN AT 4:20)

Reflection in Rolling Mirror : language development/expression (infants)

Matching Animal to Picture: language development/expression (older children)

Dot a Dots: creative expression

Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Family Toys in the Dollhouse: emotional well-being

Balls with Ramp: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Small Lego: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Positive Parenting Workshop Part 2

THURSDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Toy Eggs: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Bean Bags: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Feathers: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Playing Basketball Outside: physical well being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

Stand up Wooden Mobile: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Magformers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

FRIDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:50)

Coloured Piano Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Crayons: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Running Outside: physical well-being

Dress up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Plus Connectors: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Cottage (backyard): connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Soft Farm Toys: language development/expression (infants)

Dinosaurs: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Cars: creative expression

Puppets: sensory play

Pushing Big Planes/Cars: physical well-being

Talking on Toy Cellphone: emotional well-being

Playskool Animal Push/Pull Rattle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Coloured Peg Board: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Toy Kitchen Together: connecting to others