May 6th - 10th, 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): Making Facial Expressions in the Rolling Mirror

Language Development/Expression (older children): Practicing your letters with the Alphabet Puzzle

Creative Expression: Painting with Sponge Shapes

Sensory Play: Exploring with Colourful Scarves

Physical Well-Being: Riding and Pushing the Cars Outside

Emotional Well-Being: Pretend Play with the Doctor Toys

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Sorting the Soft Toys in the Coloured Boxes

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Building the Train Tracks with your Friends

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): Taking Pictures with the Toy Camera

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

Creative Expression: Gluing with Feathers and Collage Pieces

Sensory Play: Shaking and Looking at the Sensory Bottles

Physical Well-Being: Climb or Stand next to the Infant Climber

Emotional Well-Being: Playing with the Big Puppets and Finger Puppets

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

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

Connecting to Others: Cooking in the Toy Kitchen Together

WEDNESDAY

Zumba for Beginners

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Playing Peek-a-boo with your Infant

Language Development/Expression (older children): Playing with the Alphabet Bean Bags

Creative Expression: Painting with Sparkly Paint and Various Brushes

Sensory Play: Molding and Creating with the Playdough

Physical Well Being: Climbing and Standing on 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 with the Coloured Peg Board

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

Connecting to Others: Playing in the Sandbox Together

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Playing with the Soft Toy Animals

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

Creative Expression: Drawing on Black Paper with Chalk

Sensory Play: Making Beautiful Music with Instruments

Physical Well-Being: Throwing the Balls into the Basketball Net

Emotional Well-Being: Playing with Friends in the Cottage Outside

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

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

Connecting to Others: Singing Songs at Circle Together