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Resources and links

Below you can find are many resources that can help you to raise multilingual or bilingual children. We collected links and useful articles for families below. 

Our bilingual directory is currently under review. please, email if you have any questions. 




Better Beginnings YouTube Channel;
Baby Ways in other languages -


New APP – FREE for public library members
LOTE4Kids was developed for libraries and schools to grow their World Language picture book collections, to help engage culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) families and support kids learning a language. It is now available on our website for FREE with a library membership.


Self-access guide for parents:

Online collection of materials in all 24 EU official languages to support the development of children’s language skills

French resources:

Spanish resources: 

Fun activities:

Raising multilingual and bilingual children: options

Articles and Blogs


  1. S2: Prof. Antonella Sorace - Common methods to raise multilingual childre: 

  2. S5: Prof. Ellen Bialystok - Why is speaking more than one language good for your child? 

  3. S6: Jonty Yamisha - Raising multilingual children in endangered and less accessible languages: 

  4. S7: Prof. Mila Schwartz - Importance of the role of children when choosing a right language strategy: 

  5. S8: Dr. Mary Pat O'Malley - When Your Bilingual Child Seems Late To Talk: 

  6. S10: Ellen Rose Kambel - The Language Friendly School: Creating a Global Community: 

  7. S13: Shereen Sharaan - Impact of bilingualism on autistic children: 

  8. S17: Parents Session - Languages in families on the move:

  9. World Language Credit Program Honors Bilingual Immigrant Students: 

  10. No Child Left Monolingual: Kim Potowski: 

  11. How to raise a bilingual child? 5 myths debunked:

  12. How to raise a bilingual child? 5 tips to keep your child motivated:

  13. How to raise a bilingual child? 5 tips on introducing your language:

  14. How to raise a bilingual child? 5 tips for language learning in everyday life:

  15. How to raise a bilingual child? Choosing a family language strategy: 

  16. What is translanguaging, really?: 


  18. CREATING A SUPPORT NETWORK FOR BILINGUAL PARENTSCreating bilingual minds | Naja Ferjan Ramirez | TEDxLjubljana 

  19. Insight: Learning my family's native language helped me find my identity 

  20. One culture, two generations: Learning my mother tongue

Books on raising bilingual children

  1. Baker, Colin (2014). A parents' and teachers' guide to bilingualism. 4th edition. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters. 

  2. Zurer Pearson, Barbara (2008). Raising a bilingual child: A step-by-step guide for parents. New York, USA: Living Language (Random House). 

  3. King, Kendall & Alison Mackey (2007). The bilingual edge: Why, when, and how to teach your child a second language. New York, NY, USA: Collings Living. 

  4. Wang, Xiao-lei (2008). Growing up with three languages: Birth to eleven. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters. 

  5. Wang, Xiao-lei (2011). Learning to read and write in the multilingual family. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters. 

  6. Maintaining Three Languages: The Teenage Years (Parents' and Teachers' Guides Book 22) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition by Dr. Xiao-lei Wang (Author) 

  7. Harding-Esch, Edith & Philip Riley (2003). The bilingual family: A handbook for parents. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  8. Bilingual – Life and Reality (by François Grosjean) 

  9. The Bilingual Brain (by Arturo E. Hernandez) 

  10. An Introduction to Bilingual Development (by Annick De Houwer) 

  11. Bilingual First Language Acquisition (by Annick De Houwer) 

  12. Bilingual Siblings (by Suzanne Barron-Hauwaert) 

  13. Language Strategies for Trilingual Families (by Andreas Braun and Tony Cline) 

Other local resources

Western Australia

Getting to school safely is a priority for all parents and schools. Whether, walking, biking, or riding the bus, there are things parents can know to make sure their kids make it to school and back unharmed every single day. That's why we put together out Getting to School Safely Guide that offers a lot of information and tips for students no matter the method. Check it out:

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