April 23-27, 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)

Closed for Easter Holiday.

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

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

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

Creative Expression: Make a Picture with the Stamps and Dot-a-Dots

Sensory Play: Exploring with the Keyboard

Physical Well-Being: Rolling and Throwing Balls

Emotional Well-Being: Pretend Play with the Doctor Toys

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

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

Connecting to Others: Building Train Tracks Together

WEDNESDAY

YMCA Swim

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): Calling a Friend on the Toy Phones

Creative Expression: Gluing with Various Colours of Tissue Paper

Sensory Play: Using the Tools/Rollers to Mold the Playdough

Physical Well Being: Walking/Jumping on the Stepping Stones

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

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 with the Cardboard Blocks

Connecting to Others: Playing in the Dollhouse Together

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Imitating Noises Your Infant Makes

Language Development/Expression (older children): Learning your Letters on the Alphabet Puzzle

Creative Expression: Painting with Lego Blocks

Sensory Play: Touch and Feel with the Textured Bean Bags

Physical Well-Being: Walking with the Push/Pull Toys

Emotional Well-Being: Playing with the Big Puppets

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): Creating Structures with the Magformers

Connecting to Others: Cooking in the Toy Kitchen Together

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

Language Development/Expression (infants): Making Expressions with the Colourful Scarves

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

Creative Expression: Drawing a Picture with Chalk

Sensory Play: Shake, Look, and Listen to the Sensory Bottles

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

Emotional Well-Being: Playing in the Farm with the Animals

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

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

Connecting to Others: Singing Songs at Circle Together