August 27-31, 2018

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)

Lion Mirror for Reflection: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Puzzles: language development/expression (older children)

Stickers and Stamps: creative expression

Textile Bean Bags: sensory play

Jumping during Sleeping Bunnies: physical well-being

Playing in the Cottage (backyard): emotional well-being

 Spikey Balls: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Bugs with Magnifying Glasses: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing Together Outside: connecting to others

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

Colour Piano: language development/expression (infants)

Mr. Potato Head: language development/expression (older children)

Chalk on Black Paper: creative expression

Glitter Playdough: sensory play

Cars Outside: physical well-being

Dress Up Clothes: emotional well-being

Wooden Puzzles: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Magnetic Puzzles: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Reading Books Together: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Staff Day

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

Colour Boxes: language development/expression (infants)

Fruit Matching Game: language development/expression (older children)

Painting with Different Kinds of Brushes: creative expression

Keyboard: sensory play

Bouncing/Rolling Balls: physical well being

Feeding Toy Babies: emotional well-being

Stacking Towers: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Links (Patterns): manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Building Train Tracks Together: connecting to others

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

Alphabet Books: language development/expression (infants)

Talking on Pretend Phone: language development/expression (older children)

Glue with Glitter: creative expression

Sandbox: sensory play

Building with Cardboard Blocks: physical well-being

Pretend Play in the Kitchen: emotional well-being

Shape Sorter: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (infants)

Duplo Lego: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing with the Fire Station Together: connecting to others