Thursday, March 4, 2010

Baby Sign Language Classes

Baby Sign language class

Learn how to communicate with your infant/toddler before they develop speech. This 6 week class will cover the benefits of signing, how to get started, how to help toddlers identify emotions using sign, overcoming any pitfalls and continuing to use sign language as a multisensory teaching tool in the preschool years. You will learn over 75 signs and the manual alphabet. Classes run Tuesdays 10A-10:45A, March 16-April 20 at Storybook Theatre in Hanapepe. Donation recommended but not required. More info,
Schedule of topics:
March 16: Getting Started, Benefits of Signing, signs for basic needs
March 23: Uses of sign language, signs for food & drink
March 30: Overcoming pitfalls, signs for animals
April 6: Everyday signs, review, questions, books & games
April 13: Using signs to help toddlers identify emotions, signs for body & feelings
April 20: Using sign language as a multisensory teaching tool, signs for colors and the alphabet

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