January 21-26, 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)

Playing with the Soft Farm Toys: language development/expression (infants)

Learning our Letters/ Numbers with the Magnets: language development/expression (older children)

Stamping with the Dot-a-Dots: creative expression

Make your own Creation with the Playdough: sensory play

Rolling/ Bouncing Balls: physical well-being

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

Exploring the Infant Stackers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

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

How do you Feel? How does your Friend Feel? Check the Emotions Poster: connecting to others

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

Reading the mini Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Playing with Finger Puppets: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Small Cars: creative expression

Touch and Feel Textured Bean Bags: sensory play

Climb on the Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Dress up with Play Clothes and Hats: emotional well-being

Push the Rolling Caterpillar: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Make a Pattern the Links: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Playdough Workshop

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

Sorting Soft Toys in the Coloured Bins: language development/expression (infants)

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

Painting with the Textured Rollers: creative expression

Pretend Play with Big Puppets: sensory play

Exploring the Infant Climber: physical well being

Feeding the Babies: emotional well-being

Playing with the Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

Sorting Coloured Animals by Number: 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)

Look at your Reflection in the Rolling Mirror: language development/expression (older children)

Create a drawing with the Markers and Stamps: creative expression

Explore the Sensory Puzzles: sensory play

Pull the Toy Dog or Push the Big Cars and Trucks: physical well-being

Pretend Play with Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Stack and Sort with the Coloured Peg Board: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Looking at Bugs through the Magnifying Glasses: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Cooking in the Toy Kitchen Together: connecting to others

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

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

Typing our Letters/Numbers on the Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Create with the Collage Pieces and Glitter in the Glue: creative expression

Make Beautiful Music with the Instruments: sensory play

Playing with the Outdoor Toys from the Bins: physical well-being

Talking on the Toy Phone: emotional well-being

Explore with Push/Spin Toys: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

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

Singing Songs at Circle Together: connecting to others