May 13th-17th, 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): Taking Pictures with the Toy Camera

Language Development/Expression (older children): Looking at the Emotions Poster. Happy or Sad Face?

Creative Expression: Creating a Picture with the Dot-a-Dots

Sensory Play: Touch and Feel with the Textured Bean Bags

Physical Well-Being: Bouncing and Rolling the Balls Outside

Emotional Well-Being: Dressing up with the Clothes and Hats

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

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

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Making Facial Expression in the Lion Mirror

Language Development/Expression (older children): Practicing your Letters/ Numbers on the Keyboard

Creative Expression: Painting with Watercolour Paints

Sensory Play: Molding Creations with the Playdough

Physical Well-Being: Balancing and Walking on the Stepping Stones

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

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Laying Under or Standing with the Wooden Mobile

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (older children): Playing with the Big Fruit Floor Puzzle

Connecting to Others: Singing Songs at Circle Time Together

WEDNESDAY

Outing to Evergreen Brickworks

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Exploring the Wooden Alphabet/ Number Abacus

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

Creative Expression: Gluing Pipe Cleaners onto Paper

Sensory Play: Shaking and Looking at the Sensory Bottles

Physical Well Being: Riding in the Cars Outside

Emotional Well-Being: Cooking in the Toy Kitchen

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

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

Connecting to Others: Creating Wooden Train Tracks Together

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Playing with the Big Puppets

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

Creative Expression: Using the Stamps and Markers to Make a Picture

Sensory Play: Making Music with the Instruments

Physical Well-Being: Climbing and Standing next to the Blue Bolster

Emotional Well-Being: Pretend Play with the Toy Workshop and Tools

Manipulation and Investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Learning (infants): Exploring with the Push/Pop up Animal Toy

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

Connecting to Others: Working on the Puzzles Together