Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Watch and then Sign With Your Baby!

Watch your child for their facial expressions, body language and where their attention is focused. When you turn off everything else and sit with them and just watch, it will help you recognize their feelings and interests. Then you’ll be able to label their feeling and interests using signs and words.


For signs for feelings and for other items your baby is interested have a look at this wonderful website, one of my new favourites!


http://www.signingsavvy.com/


Watch your child and narrate their world using animated words, signs and facial expressions. Watch your child and then they’ll watch you!

WeeHands is the world's leading children's sign language and language development program for babies, toddlers and preschool children. Founded in 2001, by Sara Bingham, author of The Baby Signing Book, WeeHands currently trains and licenses instructors across North America to teach thousands of families and caregivers to sign with their children.


A WeeHands baby sign language class consists of American Sign Language signs, songs and language development strategies to help encourage communication and bonding between family members.


For more information on WeeHands classes across North America, to train to become a certified instructor of to order your copy of The Baby Signing Book visit www.weehands.com.

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