Creative Dance poses in our gym!!

               

               GYM - we have an open indoor space for

                      running and imagination games.  We have

                       bikes, a skate board, a gymnastics mat, balls, 

                       racquets, an indoor climbing set, buggies, sit-in

                       cars for optimal gross motor development.

                      Dress-up Bin - located in the gym is a  

                       favorite centre for children to further emerge

                       themselves in dramatic play

Music - a large array of instruments are available for spontaneous musical expression and skill development. Children's musical confidence grows as they develop rhythm and tone recognition with a keyboard, accordion, drums, ukulele, and more!!

Yoga - Yoga poses are posted on the wall to inspire stretching and tuning into the body. Children learn how to breath in Yoga/Dance. Yoga Kids video and teacher led yoga are also enjoyed.

Craft bins and table painting, gluing, cutting, constructing from new and a vast array of reusable (recycable materials) allow each child to enjoy the discovery of three dimensional creations.

Leggo and Blocks of all sizes

Cars, Trucks, and Trains - kids love car and truck play.  We have various tracks to build road designs with. 

Board Games  -such as Hungry Hippo and Fishing, and Chutes and Ladders.

Marbles - including building tracks for them and other marble games.

Magnets - various  magnet sets are available for building and designing with.


Play dough, Gak and/or Magic Mud - have fun making and playing with in a multitude of creative ways!  We have a new ice cream maker for to make cones and sundays
PlayMobil - We have loads of playmobil for both ages groups. Magic Sand - this new manipulative material provides a rewards sensorial experience as shapes become easily formed.


Gardening - we are starting seedlings to prepare for our participation in the Radium Community Garden!!  We will some herbs like camomile, flowers such as sunflowers, and veggies like carrots. 

Bunnies - as part of the ecology program we have two cuddly rabbits named Muffin and Croissant. Children bring vegetable scraps from home to feed the rabbits.

Guinea pigs - children can pet the very friendly guinea pigs while they sit on their lap on the couch.  

Worms and Soil - are available for ongoing appreciating and discovering.

Aquarium - a community fish tank with three different species of aquatic plants provides an inspiring look at the sword fish, gold fish and orange apple snails that thrive in this aquatic eco-system.

Science experiments  - science experiments are performed by the children to enhance critical thinking and and love of learning.

Sand and pebble exploration - this can be a relaxing interactive centre or a highly sociable place to create and play. Water can be added to the sand table for added joy.

Water Exploration - a bin pouring, sifting, funneling, and squeezing  are available to interact with the bubble water to build fine motor skills while having fun with friends.. 

Cognitive Games such as Memory, Dominoes, and Perfection are both fun and educational.

Puzzles - realistic puzzles from nature, farming, culture, maps, letters, numbers, and construction currently available.

Letters interactive phonetic sound table along with chalk board to practice writing letters learning from the Montessori Sand Paper Letters. We have a phonetic fishing game to help make learning fun!

Numerals and counting - games and sand paper letters are placed on the wall to feel and learn.

Books- Wonderful books are chosen from the library along with Dragonfly's personal library.

Construction Table - real nails are used on a piece of wood for the children to develop hand-eye coordination and wood constructing skills.