March 19-24

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)

Caterpillar Instrument: language development/expression (infants)

books: language development/expression (older children)

Coffee Filters and coloured water: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Hand Puppets: emotional well-being

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

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

Music and Computer Table: connecting to others

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

Soft Blocks: language development/expression (infants)

Finger Puppets: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Sponges and Potato Masher: creative expression

Playing with PlayDough: sensory play

Playing with Farm Toys: physical well-being

Doctor Dress Up: emotional well-being

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

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

Playing with the Keyboard: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

ROM Outing (prior registration required)

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

Shape Sorter: language devlopment/expression (infants)

Playing with Trucks and Cars: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Cars: creative expression

Puzzles with Sound: sensory play

Playing in the Kitchen: physical well being

Playing with Babies: emotional well-being

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

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

Finger Puppets: connecting to others

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

Books before Circle Time: language development/expression (infants)

Giant Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Paint with Wooden Balls: creative expression

Shakers: sensory play

Stepping Stones: physical well-being

Playing with Dog Pull Toy: emotional well-being

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

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

Playing in the Kitchen: connecting to others

SATURDAY (SNACK AT 10:30, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT 10:50) 

Telephone: language and development/expression (infants)

Doll House: language development/expression (older children)

Art with Stickers: creative expression

Playing with PlayDough: sensory play

Playing with Lego Blocks: physical well-being

'I Feel' Stamps: emotional well-being

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

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

Dinosaurs: connecting to others