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BABY AND TODDLER SIGNING

A form of communication with your baby before he/she has the ability to talk, using extended gestures.

 

Baby/Toddler Signing has been around for the past 30 to 40 years and has become increasingly popular in the UK over the last 10 years. Many people have the misconception that using sign language may delay or interfere with their child’s verbal language but research has shown that the opposite is true and that signing actually accelerates language and speech development. Studies show that children who learn baby signing when are young had on average an IQ 12 points higher than those of non-signers.

 

Babies naturally use a combination of gestures and sounds to help their parents understand them. We use standardised signs based on BSL and teach babies and toddlers the basic signs relevant to their daily routines to enable them to express their needs or thoughts.

 

Babies and toddlers understand a lot more than we give them credit for, but they are often held back by their physical inability to talk.  However, their ability to use their hands to gesture or forms signs can enable them to communicate their needs or thoughts much sooner.

 

Each week covers a different topic such as basic needs, bedtime, animals, family, weather etc.  We use props, musical instruments, bubbles etc. to enhance our sessions and ensure great interaction for babies and toddlers.  Suitable for babies from 5 months to around 22 months.

 

OUR LOCATIONS & COURSES (click location for map):

 

MONKEY MAZE, GARFORTH

1 Chestnut Court, Lotherton Way, Garforth, LS25 2JY - Next course starts Friday 3rd August at 11.45 am

 

MOTHERCARE LEEDS

Crown Point Retail Park 8 Junction Street, Leeds, LS10 1EW - Next course starts Friday 3rd August at 9.45 am

 

JUNGLECATZ PLAY CENTRE

Commercial Street, Morley, Leeds, LS27 - Next course starts Tuesday 31st July at 10.30 am.

 

PRIVATE COURSES - can also be arranged.  Contact us for more details.