January 28- February 2, 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)

Imitating Infants Words and Sounds: language development/expression (infants)

Talking on Pretend Phone: language development/expression (older children)

Stamping with Dot-A-Dots: creative expression

Bubble Wrap Walk: sensory play

Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Interacting with Babies: Holding Hands While Walking: emotional well-being

Sorting Soft Toys in Coloured Boxes: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Exploring the Puzzle Boards: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building with Cardboard Blocks Together: connecting to others

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

Rolling Balls Back and Forth: language development/expression (infants)

Working on the Alphabet Puzzles: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Stamps: creative expression

Exploring with the Big Puppets: sensory play

Going Up and Down on the Infant Climber: physical well-being

Responding Back to Infants: Smile Back or Pick-Up: emotional well-being

Stacking the Doughnut Toys : manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

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

Singing Songs at Circle: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Program Meeting

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

Looking at the Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

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

Gluing Felt Pieces: creative expression

Playing the Musical Instruments: sensory play

Balancing on the Stepping Stones : physical well being

Feeding the Baby Dolls: emotional well-being

Using the Push/Spin Toys (Farm, Piano): manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning(infants)

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

Playing in the Doll House Together: connecting to others

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

Learning with the Coloured Piano: language development/expression (infants)

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

Painting with Various Brushes: creative expression

Touching the Colourful Scarves: sensory play

Pulling the Toy Dog and Phone: physical well-being

Pretend Play with the Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

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

Playing with the Plus Connectors: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Dramatic Play with Costumes Together: connecting to others

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

Shaking the Shakers: language development/expression (infants)

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

Creating with Markers and Stamps: creative expression

Make a Creation out of Playdough: sensory play

Climbing on the Blue Bolster: physical well-being

Dress Up with the Various Hats: emotional well-being

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

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

Reading Books Together: connecting to others