Class Description

Baby & Me signing classes (designed for babies and toddlers 0-2.5 years)  are great for groups of friends, ECFE parents, Mom’s groups and more.  Please contact Dana (About Me) for group lesson information.
What will I learn? You will learn over 160 signs during 3-4 separate classes, each focused on a given theme, including First Signs, Mealtime Signs, Bedtime and Bath time Signs, Animal Signs, Playtime Signs, Dressing Signs, Colors and Numbers, Emotions and Weather Signs.  These lessons focus on both need based signs (basic needs such as “eat”, “change me”) and highly motivating signs (items of interest for baby such as “doggy”, “toy”).
You will be shown how to introduce and use specific signs to your child on a daily basis. During each class, activities and songs are used to reinforce the signs. All signs taught are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers and are based on American Sign Language.
Is this a class for babies or parents?  This class was developed for parents to learn signs in a baby friendly atmosphere.  Strategies for parents to use signs, paired with speech, in natural contexts such as during meals, bath time, or while at play will be discussed.  Since we cannot expect the babies to focus on a full length lesson nor leave a class having learned all the signs from the one exposure, our focus is to ensure the adults have learned the signs so they are able to provide adequate exposure and repetition of these signs to their children in context.
Classes are set up by companies/organizations or individuals. As an individual you can have a private class in your home with just your family or you can gather a few friends and have a class held in your home or location of your choice.  Please contact me and we can discuss the details!