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Rhymes that Bind &
Multicultural Rhymes that Bind

Rhymes That Bind is an oral language development program that promotes positive parenting. Parents learn to enjoy rhymes, finger plays, songs and simple movement games with their infants and toddlers in a supportive peer group.

Rhymes That Bind is funded by:
Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association
Government of Alberta, Advanced Education
United Way of the Alberta Capital Region

Multicultural Rhymes That Bind is funded by:
City of Edmonton Family and Community Support Services

The Program:

  • A group of families meets once a week for ten weeks
  • They play, sing and have fun together with their infants and toddlers
  • They enjoy a snack or meal with other families

The Benefits:

  • Parents learn new ways to interact with their children
  • Parents help their children’s language development
  • Children learn about rhyme, rhythm and playing with language
  • Language skills help the children become readers

Discover more about the program - check out our blog!

Spring Schedule

Mondays

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church
11223 - 51 Avenue NW
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
April 3 - June 19
* no sessions April 17 (Easter Monday) or May 22 (Victoria Day)

Primrose Place Family Centre
6311 - 92 Avenue NW
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
April 3 - June 19
* REGISTRATION is required for this location. Please call us at 780.421.7323.
* no sessions April 17 (Easter Monday) or May 22 (Victoria Day)

Castle Downs Library
106 Lakeside Landing -
15379 Castle Downs Road NW
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
April 3 - June 19
* no sessions April 17 (Easter Monday) or May 22 (Victoria Day)

Tuesdays

Touchmark at Wedgewood
18323 Lessard Road NW (in the Health Services Building)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
April 4 - June 6
* REGISTRATION is required for this intergenerational program. Please call us at 780.421.7323.

Concordia Lutheran Church
5420 - 19A Avenue NW (parking lot access behind church)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
April 4 - June 6

Edmonton Garrison
Military Family Resource Centre
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
April 4 - June 6

McCauley School
(Edmonton Intercultural Centre - in gymnasium)
9538 - 107 Avenue NW
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
April 4 - June 6
* This is a Multicultural Rhymes that Bind spoken in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English

Wednesdays

Westbrook Family Futures Network
25 Fairway Drive (37 Avenue & 119 Street)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
April 5 - June 7

Thursdays

Meadows Library
2702 - 17 Street NW (inside Meadows Community Recreation Centre)
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
April 6 - June 8

Fridays

Ellerslie Road Baptist Church
10603 Ellerslie Road SW
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
April 7 - June 16
* no session April 14 (Good Friday)
* This is a Multicultural Rhymes that Bind spoken in Mandarin and English

Woodcroft Library
13420 - 114 Avenue NW
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
April 7 - June 16
* no session April 14 (Good Friday)

Clareview Library
3808 - 139 Avenue (inside Clareview Community Recreation Centre)
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
April 7 - June 16
* no session April 14 (Good Friday)


For more information on this program, please call 780.421.7323 or e-mail info@famlit.ca

11642 142 St NW  Edmonton AB  T5M 1V4
Phone
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324
famlit.ca
info@famlit.ca