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