Intergenerational Rhymes that Bind

“When an old person dies a whole library disappears.” – African proverb Rhymes that Bind is an oral family literacy program that parents and their children attend together. It encourages parents to sing, rhyme, talk, and play with their children … Continue reading

Time to Twinkle!

A favourite song in many languages, “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” is fun to do with your child and can be used in different ways throughout your day! LET’S GO! Sing the song, “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” DO IT TOGETHER! Listen … Continue reading

Teaching Your Little One Literacy and Numeracy: There’s an App for That!

As a mother of 3 and a former teacher, literacy learning has been a big part of our family and my career. I’m familiar with how important it is for a parent to engage and read with their children. Still, I would … Continue reading

3 Pretend Bear Adventures

Children love to pretend, and they love animal stories. When their favourite adult plays pretend with them, it can be like opening a door to another place for them. Following are 3 great bear adventures to go on with your … Continue reading

A Simple Way to Make Dressing Your Child Fun!

Hello everybody! We are back for another season of fun with rhymes for you and your 0-3 year old. Autumn can be such a terribly busy time—back to school, dance classes, swimming lessons, hockey, homework, etc.—that we often forget to … Continue reading

60 Days of Summer!

Summer has just started, so why am I writing about the end of summer already? While I hate to write about summer’s end so soon, for some parents the end of summer marks a new and exciting beginning—Kindergarten! In Alberta, … Continue reading