January 7-12, 2019

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)

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

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

New Years Firework Stamp Painting: creative expression

Spikey Balls: sensory play

Push/Pull Toys: physical well-being

Big Puppets: emotional well-being

Rolling Caterpillar: 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

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

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

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Dot A Dots: creative expression

Playdough Creations: sensory play

Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Feeding Babies: emotional well-being

Stacking Toys: 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)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Baby Yoga with Appleseed

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

Soft Farm Toys: language development/expression (infants)

Finger Puppets: language development/expression (older children)

Markers and Stamps: creative expression

Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Rolling/Bouncing Balls: physical well being

Pretend Play Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Coloured Peg Board: 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)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

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

Soft Bird Butterfly: language development/expression (infants)

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

Glitter Glue with Collage Pieces: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Talking on the Toy Phone: emotional well-being

Push/Spin 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)

Emotions Poster: connecting to others

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

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

Little People: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Textured Rollers: creative expression

Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Infant Climber: physical well-being

Dress Up Clothes/Hats: 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)

Cooking in Toy Kitchen Together: connecting to others