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You are not alone and we are here to help families in Burnaby. We have compiled a list of resources for parents and caregivers including family activities, information guide and resources for immigrants and newcomers. You can access our resources below.


Virtual Family Drop-In Class

Please join us online every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 – 10:30 am for our BNH virtual Family Drop-In via Zoom application. Register the meeting in advance by clicking:


Indoor and Online Family Fun! from DeltaKids

You will find free & fun ideas in the following topics:

1) Get physical: dance, yoga, sports & more
2) Imagine: arts & craft projects
3) Home school: fun(ish) activities for learning
4) Play: games, puzzles, and party time!
5) Visit, virtually: museums
6) Investigate: nature, science & technology
7) Watch & Listen: free audio books, films & more
8) Join! Free live classes: art, sports & storytime
9) Connect locally: Find programs & services in your community

Thank you to the members of DeltaKids and the wider community who contributed ideas and edited this booklet.


Burnaby Public Library: Summer Reading Club and Virtual Book Talks. See BPL poster for details 

The Birth Injury Center is dedicated to supporting anyone who has been affected by birth injuries, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, and other developmental disabilities. For more info:

The Cerebral Palsy Guide is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by birth injuries, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy or other disabilities. Their organization was created to provide answers and guidance to help families and children get all the assistance they need to help improve their overall quality of life. For more info:

Testing for cerebral palsy is never a simple undertaking, but if you understand beforehand what to expect and prepare yourself for the fact that your child may undergo a series of tests and exams, the process will be a bit easier on all of you. To learn more, visit

Talking to Children About Cancer: visit for more details.


Family Activities:

Nature Walk

Homemade bubble solutions

Boredom Busters for Kids

A Story for Kids About COVID-19!

BNH Childcare Connection

7 fun activities at home 

Kids Handwashing 101

Make your own kids paint

Make your own playdough

Salt tray writing

Counting activities

Colour matching activities

Learning about emotions

Learning about tastes


Information Guide

Teach your baby to sleep through the night

The importance and benefits of outdoor play

Screen Time

C-19 Money Navigator

Birth Injury Center

Parenting Place

Play in Crisis

Burnaby Early Childhood Development

ONE to ONE Literacy

How to parent when you’re in quarantine

24/7: A Resource for Working Parents

The importance of playing during a crisis

Supporting your child’spay during the crisis

Thinking about your child’s play

Playing that involves difficult themes such as loss, illness and death

Social distancing for families


For Multicultural Families:

Refugee Claimant Services – News

Immigrants & Refugees COVID resources

COVID19 Phone lines

MAP agencies news