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