November 5-10, 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)

Toy Giraffe: language development/expression (infants)

Letter/Number Magnets: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Various Sponges: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Skipping Outside: physical well-being

Cooking in Toy Kitchen: emotional well-being

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

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

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

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

Soft Bird Butterfly : language development/expression (infants)

Mr Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Yarn/Ribbon: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: 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)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Picky Eating and Kids Nutrition 101 with Danielle Binns

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

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Markers: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Throwing/Bouncing Balls: physical well being

Dress up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Push/Spin Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

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

Playing in the Sandbox Together: 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)

Playing in the Dollhouse: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Textured Rollers: creative expression

Finger Puppets: sensory play

Cars 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)

Bugs with Magnifying Glasses: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Doing Puzzles Together: connecting to others

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

Spinning Farm Animal Sound Toy: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Puzzle: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Collage Pieces: creative expression

Finding Toys with Binoculars: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well-being

Playing with the Animals in the Farm: emotional well-being

Big Block Puzzles: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

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

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