November 26-31, 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 Eggs: language development/expression (infants)

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

Painting with Textured Rollers: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Climbing on Raised Mats: physical well-being

Pretend Play Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Spikey Balls: 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)

Doing Puzzles Together: 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)

Dinosaurs: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Markers: creative expression

Big Puppets: sensory play

Rolling/Bouncing Balls: physical well-being

Playing in the Dollhouse: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: 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: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Trip to the AGO

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

Coloured Piano Keys: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Pushing Big Planes/Cars: physical well being

Dress Up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Balls with Ramps: 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)

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

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

Gluing with Tissue Paper: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well-being

Dressing Babies: emotional well-being

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

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

Playing in the Kitchen Together: connecting to others

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

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Little People: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter Paint with Popsicle Sticks : creative expression

Colourful Scarves: sensory play

Jumping During Circle Time: physical well-being

Pretend Play Tool Time: emotional well-being

Stand up Wooden Mobile: 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)

Walking the Toy Dog Together: connecting to others