December 10-15, 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 Books: language development/expression (infants)

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

Painting with Wooden Balls: creative expression

Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Infant Climber: physical well-being

Being with My Friends at Snack Time: emotional well-being

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

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

Egg Carton: language development/expression (infants)

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

Holidays Cards/Glitter Glue Ornaments : creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Stepping Stones: physical well-being

Finger Puppets: emotional well-being

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

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

Cooking in the Kitchen Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Holiday Card Making (for Adults)

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

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

Painting at the Easel: language development/expression (older children)

Stamps and Crayons: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Blue Bolster: 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)

Emotions Poster: connecting to others

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

Coloured Piano: language development/expression (infants)

Reading my Favorite Books: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing Cotton Balls on Snowmen : creative expression

Playdough Creations: sensory play

Outdoor Toys from Bins: physical well-being

Pretend Play Tool Time: emotional well-being

Animal Push/Pull Rattle: 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)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

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

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

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Colourful Scarves: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well-being

Dressing Babies: emotional well-being

Spikey Balls: 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)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others