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