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)

Painting/Gluing Tissue Paper on Stars and Dreidels : 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

October 8-13, 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)

Drop In Closed for Thanksgiving Long Weekend

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

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

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

Stamps and Markers: creative expression

Glitter Playdough: sensory play

Throwing/Bouncing Balls: physical well-being

Pretend Play with Tool Time: emotional well-being

Spiky Balls: 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)

Playing in the Sandbox Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Drop In Closed for Staff CPR/First Aid Training

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

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

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Textured Rollers: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well being

Dress Up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Shakers: 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)

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

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

Glitter Glue with Feathers: creative expression

Finding Toys with Binoculars: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Cooking in the Toy Kitchen: emotional well-being

Push/Spin Toys: 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

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

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

Finger Puppets: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Shoes: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Jumping during Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Dressing Babies: emotional well-being

Big Block Puzzles: 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)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

October 1-5, 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 Caterpillar: language development/expression (infants)

Matching Bear Puzzle: language development/expression (older children)

Pastel Colouring on Black Paper: creative expression

Puppets: sensory play

Running 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)

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

Playing in the Dollhouse Together: connecting to others

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

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

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

Painting with Various Sponges: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

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

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

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

First Aid/CPR Training for Parents and Caregivers

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

Coloured Musical Piano : language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Fabric Pieces: creative expression

Glitter Playdough: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well being

Pretend Play with Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Bead Maze: 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 Together in the Cottage (backyard): connecting to others

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

Alphabet Puzzle: language development/expression (infants)

Dinosaurs: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Crayons/Markers: creative expression

Sandbox Outside: sensory play

Playing Basketball Outside: physical well-being

Dress up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Rolling Caterpillar: 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)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

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

Drop In Closed for Thanksgiving Long Weekend

September 24-29, 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)

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Collage Pieces: creative expression

Sensory Puzles: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Dressing Babies: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: 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)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

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

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

Alphabet Puzzles: language development/expression (older children)

Dot-A-Dots: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well-being

Puppets/Finger Puppets: emotional well-being

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

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

Playing in the Sandbox Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Positive Parenting Workshop Part 1

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

Calling on the Toy Phone: language development/expression (infants)

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

Cotton Ball Painting: creative expression

Finding Toys with Binoculars: sensory play

Throwing/Bouncing Balls: physical well being

Dress Up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

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

Links in a Pattern: 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)

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

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Drawing with Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: 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)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

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

Big Block Puzzles: language development/expression (infants)

Small People in Dollhouse: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Cars: creative expression

Glitter Playdough: sensory play

Skipping Outside: physical well-being

Cooking Food in Toy Kitchen: emotional well-being

Push/Spin Toys: 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)

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

September 17-22, 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)

Colour Music Piano: language development/expression (infants)

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

Stamps and Colouring: creative expression

Spiky Balls: sensory play

Little Cars on Ramps: physical well-being

Dress Up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Bead Maze: 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 Time: connecting to others

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

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

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

Painting with Various Brushes: creative expression

Glitter Playdough: sensory play

Playing Basketball Outside: physical well-being

Playing in the Toy Kitchen: emotional well-being

Big Block Puzzles: 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)

Playing in the Dollhouse Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Apple and Pumpkin Picking Outing

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

Alphabet Caterpillar: language development/expression (infants)

Matching Bear Puzzle: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Small Coloured Cotton Balls: creative expression

Puppets: sensory play

Pushing Babies in Wheelchairs: physical well being

Pretend Play with Doctors Toys: emotional well-being

Shakers: 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)

Animal Noise Spinner: language development/expression (infants)

Sorting Coloured Animals: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Textured Rollers: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Animals in Farm: emotional well-being

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

Magnetic Puzzles: 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 )

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

Chalk Outside: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter Glue on Black Paper: creative expression

Outside Sandbox: sensory play

Running Outside: physical well-being

Washing Babies: emotional well-being

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

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

Doing Puzzles Together: connecting to others

September 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)

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

Dot-A-Dots: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Pretend Play with Tool Time: emotional well-being

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

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

Playing in the Sandbox: connecting to others

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

Soft Farm Toy with Animals : language development/expression (infants)

Finger Puppets: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Sponges Shapes: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

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

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

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Science Centre Outing 

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

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

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Colouring: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Bouncing/Throwing Balls: physical well being

Dress Up Hats/Clothes: emotional well-being

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

Building the Train Track: 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 Toy Coloured Boxes: language development/expression (infants)

Organizing Coloured Animals on Sheets: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Feathers on Paper: creative expression

Finding Toys with Binoculars: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Boxes: physical well-being

Cooking in the Toy Kitchen: emotional well-being

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

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

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

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

Calling on the Toy Phone: language development/expression (infants)

Small Toy People in the Dollhouse: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk with Black Paper: creative expression

Glitter Playdough: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well-being

Dinosaur Toys: emotional well-being

Stacking Toys: 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)

Playing Together in the Fire Station : connecting to others

September 4-8, 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)

Centre Closed for Labour Day. 

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

Alphabet Caterpillar: language development/expression (infants)

Coloured Animal Sorting: language development/expression (older children)

Colouring and Stickers: creative expression

Puppets: sensory play

Pull/Push Toys: physical well-being

Dress Up-Hats/Clothes: emotional well-being

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY

Fundraising Meeting  

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

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

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

Glitter Paint on Paper: creative expression

Glitter Playdough: sensory play

Playing Basketball Outside: physical well being

Pretend Play with Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Coloured Scarves in Ball (Pull Out): 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)

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

Matching Bear Puzzle: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Tissue Paper: creative expression

Singing Songs at Circle: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Pretend Play in Dollhouse: emotional well-being

Bead Maze: 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)

Working on Puzzles Together: connecting to others

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

Spin Around the Farm-Animal Sounds: language development/expression (infants)

Letter Magnets: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Textured Rollers: creative expression

Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Digging in the Sandbox (backyard): physical well-being

Dressing Babies: emotional well-being

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

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

Playing with the Farm Together: connecting to others

August 27-31, 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)

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

Alphabet Puzzles: language development/expression (older children)

Stickers and Stamps: creative expression

Textile Bean Bags: sensory play

Jumping during Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Playing in the Cottage (backyard): emotional well-being

 Spikey Balls: 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)

Playing Together Outside: connecting to others

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

Colour Piano: language development/expression (infants)

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

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Glitter Playdough: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Dress Up Clothes: emotional well-being

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

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

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Staff Day

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

Colour Boxes: language development/expression (infants)

Fruit Matching Game: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Different Kinds of Brushes: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Bouncing/Rolling Balls: physical well being

Feeding Toy Babies: emotional well-being

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

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

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

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

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

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

Glue with Glitter: creative expression

Sandbox: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well-being

Pretend Play in the Kitchen: emotional well-being

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

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

Playing with the Fire Station Together: connecting to others