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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!

Winter/Spring 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 - 10:00 a.m.
January 7 - March 18
April 1 - June 17
*
* no sessions April 22 and May 20
** This is a Multicultural Rhymes that Bind

neighbourHouse Community Centre
6811 – 92a Avenue NW
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
January 7 - March 18
April 1 - June 17
*
* no sessions April 22 and May 20

Edmonton Public Library - Castle Downs Branch
106 Lakeside Landing -
15379 Castle Downs Road NW
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
January 7 - March 18
April 1 - June 17
*
* no sessions April 22 and May 20

Edmonton Intercultural Centre **
(McCauley School - in lunch room)
9538 - 107 Avenue NW
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
January 28 - April 8
April 15 - July 8
*
* no sessions April 22, May 20, and July 1
** This is a Multicultural Rhymes that Bind spoken in Tigrinya, Amharic, and English
** REGISTRATION is required for this program. Please call Chuchu at 780-901-8983 for more information or to register.

Twin Parks/Maple Ridge
20 Park Ridge Crescent NW (Community Hall off 17th Street & Maple Ridge Drive)
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
January 7 - March 18
April 1 - June 17
*
* no sessions April 22 and May 20

Tuesdays

McCauley School **
(Edmonton Intercultural Centre - in gymnasium)
9538 - 107 Avenue NW
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
January 8 - March 12
April 9 - June 11

** 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.
January 8 - March 12
April 9 - June 11

** REGISTRATION is required for this intergenerational program. Please call us at 780.421.7323.

Summerside Family Futures Network
101,4341 Savaryn Drive SW
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
January 8 - March 12

Millhurst Family Futures Network
5710 - 19A Avenue NW
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
April 9 - June 11

Edmonton Garrison
Military Family Resource Centre
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
January 8 - March 12
April 9 - June 11

Edmonton Public Library - Clareview Branch
3808 - 139 Avenue (inside Clareview Community Recreation Centre)
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
January 8 - March 12
April 9 - June 11

Wednesdays

Westbrook Family Futures Network
25 Fairway Drive (37 Avenue & 119 Street)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
January 9 - March 13
April 10 - June 12

Edmonton Public Library - Meadows Branch
2702 - 17 Street NW (inside Meadows Community Recreation Centre)
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
January 9 - March 13
April 10 - June 12

Pride Centre
10618 - 105 Avenue NW
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
January 9 - March 13
April 10 - June 12

All are welcome!

Fridays

Ellerslie Road Baptist Church **
10603 Ellerslie Road SW
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
January 11 - March 15
April 5 - June 14
*
* no session April 19
** This is a Multicultural Rhymes that Bind spoken in Mandarin and English

Woodcroft Library
13420 - 114 Avenue NW
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
January 11 - March 15
April 5 - June 14
*
* no session April 19

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