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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
Family and Community Support Services
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!

Fall Schedule

We’d love to see you and your little one(s) all 10 weeks if you can make it, even though Rhymes that Bind is drop-in! (Registration is required for Touchmark at Wedgewood intergenerational program only.)

Mondays

Bissell Centre
10527 – 96 Street NW
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
September 10 - November 26
* no sessions October 8 (Thanksgiving) and November 12 (Remembrance Day)
* This is a Multicultural Rhymes that Bind

neighbourHouse Community Centre * NEW SITE
6811 – 92a Avenue NW
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
September 24 - December 10
* no sessions October 8 (Thanksgiving) and November 12 (Remembrance Day)

Castle Downs Library
106 Lakeside Landing -
15379 Castle Downs Road NW
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
September 24 - December 10
* no sessions October 8 (Thanksgiving) and November 12 (Remembrance Day)

Twin Parks/Maple Ridge
20 Park Ridge Crescent NW (Community Hall off 17th Street & Maple Ridge Drive)
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
September 24 - December 10
* no sessions October 8 (Thanksgiving) and November 12 (Remembrance Day)

Tuesdays

McCauley School
(Edmonton Intercultural Centre - in gymnasium)
9538 - 107 Avenue NW
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
September 11 - November 13
* This is a Multicultural Rhymes that Bind spoken in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English

Touchmark at Wedgewood
18323 Lessard Road NW (in the Health Services Building)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
October 2 - December 4
* REGISTRATION is required for this intergenerational program. Please call us at 780.421.7323.

Millbourne Family Futures Network * NEW SITE
3756 - 78 Street NW
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
October 2 - December 4

Edmonton Garrison
Military Family Resource Centre
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
October 2 - December 4

Clareview Library * NEW TIME
3808 - 139 Avenue (inside Clareview Community Recreation Centre)
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
October 2 - December 4

Wednesdays

Westbrook Family Futures Network
25 Fairway Drive (37 Avenue & 119 Street)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
October 3 - December 12
* no session November 14

Meadows Library * NEW TIME
2702 - 17 Street NW (inside Meadows Community Recreation Centre)
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
October 3 - December 5

Pride Centre * NEW SITE
10618 - 105 Avenue NW
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
October 3 - December 5
All are welcome!

Fridays

Ellerslie Road Baptist Church
10603 Ellerslie Road SW
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
September 14 -
* This is a Multicultural Rhymes that Bind spoken in Mandarin and English

Woodcroft Library
13420 - 114 Avenue NW
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
October 5 - December 7

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