August 20-24

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)

Farm Spinner with Sounds: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Bean Bags: language development/expression (older children)

Sponge Painting: creative expression

Finding toys with Binoculars (or outside): sensory play

Playing Basketball (ball in hoop): physical well-being

Pretend Play with Tool Time: emotional well-being

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

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

Singing songs at Circle Time: connecting to others

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

Take a picture with our Toy Camera: language development/expression (infants)

Matching teddy bear puzzle: language development/expression (older children)

Dot-a-Dots: creative expression

Puppets: sensory play

Pull Toys: physical well-being

Dressing Babies: emotional well-being

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

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

Working on puzzles: connecting to others

WEDNESDAY

Four Year Old Off to School Party

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

 Alphabet Caterpillar Xylophone: language development/expression (infants)

Alphabet Blocks: language development/expression (older children)

Gluing foam shapes: creative expression

Playdough with glitter: sensory play

Playing in the Sandbox: physical well being

Playing in the Dollhouse: emotional well-being

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

Building the Train Track: manipulation and investigation/S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning (older children)

Playing in the Toy Farm: connecting to others

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

Cat mirror for Reflection: language development/expression (infants)

Keyboard: language development/expression (older children)

Colouring coffee filters: creative expression

Shakers: sensory play

Outside Cars: physical well-being

Pretend Play with Doctor Toys: emotional well-being

Toy Eggs: 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