Wednesday’s Word

Each Wednesday, Little Hands & Me Parenting Network provide a Baby Sign ASL word!

 

What is Mr E signing?

Baby sign ASL for Stop

 

Answer is: STOP!!

Handmade Felt Board Play

My Smart Hands Saskatoon is pleased to be selling Handcrafted Felt Board Play for toddlers and preschoolers. Each kit had stories and rhyming ideas to keep this activity full of signing and fun. We are selling penguins and snowmen sets this winter.

Winter felt boards

 

Tiny Tots Sensory Baby Class in Saskatoon

We have just one space remaining in our Tiny Tots Sensory in Saskatoon! This is our last space in our winter 2016 program. Thank you.

This is a class all about play and sensory based learning! We will explore sensory play through various sensory baskets, bins, scarves, ribbons, balls, bubbles and other items while supporting this learning though various signs. The sign language learning will be minimal as the focus will be on whole child development and sensory learning. This class will include music and movement activities!

beach ball fun

class 2

Price: $55 which includes for the 4 week class of 50 minutes, and graduation certificate.

Please note there is no requirements for this class. However, the ASL signs learned will be minimal as the focus is of the tiny tots sensory class.

Handcrafted Felt Board Play for Toddlers and Preschoolers

My Smart Hands Saskatoon is pleased to be selling Handcrafted Felt Board Play for toddlers and preschoolers. Each kit had stories and rhyming ideas to keep this activity full of signing and fun.

Winter felt boards

These are a great way to assist in developing language, increased vocabulary and communication skills! Not to mention another fun way to bring#babysignlanguageinto your day to day activities.

We will have 4 sets for sale at the Expo and also taking orders on line. Contact Tanya at tanyamw@mysmarthands.com to order these hand crafts for Christmas.

Watch for Approximations

When your little starts signing they will not always make a sign exactly perfectly. However, watch for actions your child is making with their hands! These are called sign approximations and these are your child communicating with you using ASL signs.

The video below is Elijah signing “berries” at 13 months of age! He is using an approximation for berries. However, we clearly knew what he was wanting when he signed “berries”!

It is very important when signing with your little that you do not change the way you sign the word! In their mind, they are signing exactly as you are. If you mirror their sign approximation it will only lead to confusion.

Warmly,

Tanya Mryfield-Wolfe BSW, RSW, Certified Baby Sign Language Instructor

Christmas Party for Mom and Babies in Saskatoon area!

 

Join My Smart Hands Saskatoon and Mommy Connections Saskatoon for a Christmas Party on Thursday December 17 from 10am-12pm! We have many activities for mom and babies.

 

Please remember to register:

http://www.mommyconnections.ca/saskatoon/store/products/christmas-party/

 

Black Friday For Mom and Baby Classes Saskatoon

For today only, we are celebrating Black Friday with a special on our Winter 2016 Saskatoon classes!

When your family completes a new registration you will receive 15% off the class price!

To Register: https://mysmarthandssaskatoon.com/class-registration-form/

We have limited space in our remaining classes. Remember to register today for this Black Friday Special!