December 3-8, 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)

Soft Bird Butterfly: language development/expression (infants)

Magnet Letters/Numbers: language development/expression (older children)

Dot-a-Dots: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Pushing Toy Wheelchairs: physical well-being

Dress Up Clothes/Hats: emotional well-being

Coloured Peg Board: 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)

Working on Puzzles Together: connecting to others

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

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

Finger Puppets: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Markers: creative expression

Spikey Balls: sensory play

Climbing on Raised Mats: physical well-being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

Push/Spin Toys: 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)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Children’s Holiday Art Workshop

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

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

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

Painting with Cars: creative expression

Playdough with Toys: sensory play

Rolling/Bouncing Balls: physical well being

Cooking in Toy Kitchen: emotional well-being

Stacking Toys: 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)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

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

Soft Farm Toys: language development/expression (infants)

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter Glue with Feathers: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Jumping during Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Talking on the Toy Phone: emotional well-being

Rolling Caterpillar: 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)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

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

Coloured Soft Toy Boxes: language development/expression (infants)

Family in Dollhouse: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Various Brushes: creative expression

Big Puppets: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well-being

Pretend Play Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

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

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

Playing with Animals in the Farm Together: connecting to others