Rainy Day Play & Sign in the First Year!

Today, we are having a rainy morning. And I am not complaining. We have had a heat wave that has lasted the better part of July! I know that the farmers, gardeners need the rain. Plus, this pregnant lady could use a break from the house being around +28 degrees all. day. long. I am…

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Bee My Valentine Event

Join Tanya with Little Hands and Me Parenting Network for a 30 minute Valentine’s Day Baby Sign Information Workshop for expecting & parents with babies under 8 months of age. Together, we will explore: -How to start signing -Learn Valentine’s Day Songs -Learn useful first signs signs through play, music, and movement! And most importantly,…

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Is there benefits of Baby Sign Language?

Often, parents hear the “main” benefit of signing to their little one. This is that they are able to communicate at an early age! This is amazing, wonderful and very real. However, this is not the only benefit of baby sign language. Parents and their little ones can experience so much more in a My…

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Baby Sign Language uses American Sign Language signs!

Baby sign language is a tool of communication that you can give to your pre-verbal baby. Babies begin to gesture at a fairly early age; putting their hands in the air to be picked up, pointing at things they want etc. They quickly learn that these movements will elicit a reaction from his/her parents. Taking…

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When to Start Baby Sign Language Classes?

I am often asked, “When can I start signing with my child?” The answer is never the same for each family, as each parent has their own reasons for using #babysignlanguage  their family. Based on child development, babies are ready for signing when they start moving their eyes and head to track toys or their…

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Baby Sign Language Promotes Early Language Development

A little needs to hear a word 200 times before verbally expressing the concept. However, when using Baby Sign Language (ASL signs) a child is comprehending a single word using both their visual and auditory ways of learning! Research, over 28 years worth, shows that ASL signs supports verbal English! Plus, using Baby Sign Language…

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My Smart Hands Baby Sign Language Class in Saskatoon

Join Little Hands and Me Parenting Network for FALL baby sign language classes. We use the Canadian Parent Tested Parent Approved Award winning My Smart Hands program! We learn ASL signs in a unique multi sensory environment which focuses on whole child development. Classes: Tuesdays starting September 6 10am – 2 spaces remaining 1:15pm –…

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My Smart Hands Baby Sign Language

In a playful, educational and language-rich environment; parents and children will build their American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary through whole child development activities: sensory bins and bottles, puppets, shakers, flannel board stories, music, movement and so much more.       My Smart Hands™ Level I These classes are 8 weeks in length and 50…

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Benefits of Baby Sign Language

Registration is now open for Baby Sign Language in Saskatoon! Join us for Level I or Level II starting in September. We offer small class sizes and space is filling up! Benefits of Baby Sign Language: • Helps Reduce Frustrations and Tantrums • Increases Parent/Child Interactions • Allows Baby to Communicate • Kick Starts Creativity…

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When Can I Start Signing With My Baby?

I am often asked, “When can I start signing with my child?” The answer is never the same for each family, as each parent has their own reasons for using baby sign language their family. Based on child development, babies are ready for signing when they start moving their eyes and head to track toys…

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