February 25 - March 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)

Language Development/Expression (infants): Exploring the toy piano

Language Development/Expression (older children): Playing with finger puppets

Creative Expression: Creating art using glue and foam shapes

Sensory Play: Look and feel the colourful scarves

Physical Well-Being: Push with your hands on the Push & Spin toys

Emotional Well-Being: Feeding and Dressing babies

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Matching shapes in the wooden cube

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Building structures using Lego pieces and Little People

Connecting to Others: Reading books with friends

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Look at your Reflection in the Rolling Mirror

Language Development/Expression (older children): Pretend play in the kitchen

Creative Expression: Write a letter and put it in the pretend mailbox

Sensory Play: Food Activity - Making Guacamole with Ivy and Jenessa

Physical Well-Being: Standing using the Blue Bolster

Emotional Well-Being: Talking on toy phones

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Pulling images on Velcro Boards

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Exploring Busy Boards

Connecting to Others: Playing with cars and ramps

WEDNESDAY

Rescheduled Black History Month Celebration

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Taking photos with the toy camera

Language Development/Expression (older children): Dress up with costumes and hats

Creative Expression: Making art with paint and rollers

Sensory Play: Feeling Textured bean bags

Physical Well Being: Walking with rolling toys

Emotional Well-Being: Look and read the Emotions Poster

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Stacking tower toys

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Putting together puzzles

Connecting to Others: Building structures together with cardboard blocks

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Talking about food with the kitchen props

Language Development/Expression (older children): Singing along during circle time

Creative Expression: Pressing stamps to make art

Sensory Play: Feeling the Play dough

Physical Well-Being: Dancing along with music during Gym Time

Emotional Well-Being: Playing house with Little People

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Making patterns using Links

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Exploring the textures of animals on grass with magnifying glass

Connecting to Others: Flying planes together

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Playing Peek-a-Boo

Language Development/Expression (older children): Making words using the Alphabet bean bags

Creative Expression: Drawing with Dot-a-Dots

Sensory Play: Playing with Musical Instruments

Physical Well-Being: Throwing and Rolling balls

Emotional Well-Being: Making faces using Mr. Potato Head

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Moving wooden beads along wire maze

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Building train tracks

Connecting to Others: Eating snack with friends