October 1-5, 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 Caterpillar: language development/expression (infants)

Matching Bear Puzzle: language development/expression (older children)

Pastel Colouring on Black Paper: creative expression

Puppets: sensory play

Running Outside: physical well-being

Taking Pictures with Toy Camera: emotional well-being

Stacking Toys: 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)

Playing in the Dollhouse Together: connecting to others

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

Reflection in Big Mirror: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Bean Bags: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Various Sponges: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

Coloured Bead Wood Rattle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

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

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

First Aid/CPR Training for Parents and Caregivers

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

Coloured Musical Piano : language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Fabric Pieces: creative expression

Glitter Playdough: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well being

Pretend Play with Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Bead Maze: 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)

Playing Together in the Cottage (backyard): connecting to others

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

Alphabet Puzzle: language development/expression (infants)

Dinosaurs: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Crayons/Markers: creative expression

Sandbox Outside: sensory play

Playing Basketball Outside: physical well-being

Dress up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

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

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

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

SATURDAY  (SNACK AT 10:15, SONG/STORY CIRCLE AT THE DROP-IN AT 10:30 )

Drop In Closed for Thanksgiving Long Weekend