March 25-30, 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): Make an Expression with your Infant in the Rolling Mirror

Language Development/Expression (older children): Practice your Letters/Numbers with the Magnets

Creative Expression: Gluing with Pipe Cleaners

Sensory Play: Shaking and Looking at Sensory Bottles

Physical Well-Being: Climb on or stand next to the Blue Bolster

Emotional Well-Being: Dressing up with Clothes and Hats

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Exploring using the Coloured Peg Board

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Look at the Bugs on Grass with the Magnifying Glasses

Connecting to Others: Reading Books Together

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Sorting the Soft Toys in the Coloured Boxes

Language Development/Expression (older children): Reading your Favorite Books

Creative Expression: Colouring with Pastels

Sensory Play: Make a Creation with the Playdough

Physical Well-Being: Building with the Cardboard Blocks

Emotional Well-Being: Playing with the Wooden Mobile

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Sorting Shapes using the Wooden Box

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Exploring with the Lego Blocks

Connecting to Others: Playing Together in the Doll House

WEDNESDAY

Baby Yoga for Pre-Crawlers

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Playing with the Soft Farm Toys

Language Development/Expression (older children): Talking on the Pretend Phones

Creative Expression: Painting with Various Brushes

Sensory Play: Touch and Feel the Textured Bean Bags

Physical Well Being: Climb and Walk on the Infant Climber

Emotional Well-Being: Pretend Play with Tool Time

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Exploring with the Stacking Toys

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Make a Pattern with the Links

Connecting to Others: Working on Puzzles Together

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Take a Picture with the Toy Camera

Language Development/Expression (older children): Building Expressions on Potato Heads

Creative Expression: Painting on Coffee Filters

Sensory Play: Touch and Feel with the Colourful Scarves

Physical Well-Being: Jumping During Sleeping Bunnies

Emotional Well-Being: Playing with the Finger Puppets

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Exploring with the Bead Maze

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Sorting Coloured Animals in Trays

Connecting to Others: Singing Songs at Circle

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): Practicing your Letters/Numbers on the Keyboard

Creative Expression: Make a Picture with the Markers and Stamps

Sensory Play: Create a Song with the Musical Instruments

Physical Well-Being: Dancing to the Music Playing in Drop In

Emotional Well-Being: Looking at the Emotions Poster . Are you Happy or Sad?

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Rolling Balls Down the Ramp

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

Connecting to Others: Building Train Tracks Together