Selected links to language resources and other information for Burnaby families in Gujarati.
- stories, rhymes and songs
- help your child get ready to read
- your first language
- public library services
- parenting and child development
Gujarati Rhymes and Songs
These rhymes have been transliterated.
Borrow from the library
Your Home Language: Foundation for Success (DVD in Gujarati)
Children who have a strong foundation in their home language do better at school. This DVD demonstrates family-based language activities to encourage children's language development and success at school.
Playing With Your Baby [PDF in Gujarati]
Play is the main way that babies and toddlers learn about the world. With your help, it's also a wonderful way to support their language development. National Literacy Trust.
Say Hello to Your New Baby [PDF in Gujarati]
Talking to your baby from day one will help the two of you get to know each other, and gives your child a great start in life. These quick tips will help you enjoy "conversations" with your baby right from the start. National Literacy Trust.
Sharing Books With Your Baby [PDF in Gujarati]
Sharing books is a wonderful way to help your child learn to talk, and it's the ideal opportunity to share a cuddle at the same time. National Literacy Trust.
Sharing Songs and Rhymes [PDF in Gujarati]
Babies love songs and rhymes, especially hearing the sound of your voice. And they're a great way to help your child's talking and listening skills. National Literacy Trust
Talking With Your Baby [PDF in Gujarati]
Learning to talk is one of the most important and complex skills your child will accomplish. National Literacy Trust.
Your First Language: A Precious Gift to Your Child [PDF in Gujarati]
You help your child's language development when you speak in Gujarati. Learn why in this one-page BPL handout.
BPL Welcome to Your Library [PDF in Gujarati]
An introduction to library services for families with young children.
Making a Difference [PDF in Gujarati]
Information about milestones and healthy development from birth to age six. Source: Ontario Early Years.