January 14-19, 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)

Egg Carton: language development/expression (infants)

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

Painting with Various Sponges: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Outdoor Toys from Bin: 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)

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

Emotions Poster: connecting to others

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

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

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

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Colourful Scarves: sensory play

Stepping Stones: physical well-being

Pretend Play Tool Time: emotional well-being

Spiky Balls: 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)

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Trip to Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

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

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

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

Snowman-Gluing Cotton Balls: creative expression

Musical Instruments: sensory play

Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies: physical well being

Dressing Babies: emotional well-being

Wooden Mobile: 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 Dollhouse Together: connecting to others

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

Coloured Piano: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Glitter Glue with Feathers: creative expression

Big Puppets: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well-being

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

Balls with Ramps: 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)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

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

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

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

Crayons and Stamps : creative expression

Playdough Creations: sensory play

Infant Climber: physical well-being

Finger Puppets: emotional well-being

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

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

Doing Puzzles Together: connecting to others