October 29 - November 3, 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)

Taking Pictures with Toy Camera : language development/expression (infants)

Chunky Board Book with Matching Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Spiky Balls: sensory play

Pushing Babies in Wheelchairs: physical well-being

Pretend Play Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

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

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

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

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

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

Matching Animal to Picture: language development/expression (older children)

Dot a Dots: creative expression

Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Family Toys in the Dollhouse: emotional well-being

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

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

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Drop In Closed for Staff Day

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

Toy Eggs: language development/expression (infants)

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

Gluing Feathers: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Playing Basketball Outside: physical well being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

Stand up Wooden Mobile: 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)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

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

Coloured Piano Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Crayons: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Running Outside: physical well-being

Dress up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: 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 in the Cottage (backyard): connecting to others

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

Soft Farm Toys: language development/expression (infants)

Dinosaurs: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Cars: creative expression

Puppets: sensory play

Pushing Big Planes/Cars: physical well-being

Talking on Toy Cellphone: emotional well-being

Playskool Animal Push/Pull Rattle: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

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

Playing in the Toy Kitchen Together: connecting to others