June 11 - 15

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 Xylophone: language development/expression (infants)

Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Painting: creative expression

Play dough: sensory play

Cars in the backyard: physical well-being

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

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

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

Sandbox: connecting to others

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

Soft Blocks: language development/expression (infants)

Reading before Circle Time: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk Play: creative expression

Puppets: sensory play

Playing with Dolls: physical well-being

Dress Up: emotional well-being

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

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

Duplo: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Our 40th birthday at Riverdale Farm!

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

Stacking Toys: language devlopment/expression (infants)

Playing with train set: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and stickers: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Playing with balls: physical well being

Playing in the kitchen: emotional well-being

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

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

Sensory Puzzles: connecting to others

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

Frog Ball Ramp: language development/expression (infants)

Hula Hoops in the backyard: language development/expression (older children)

Finger Painting: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Blocks: physical well-being

Books before Circle time: emotional well-being

Coloured boxes: 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)

Tool Time: connecting to others