Day 3 No/Little Screen Time

Hi! How is it going in your challenge? We have had grandparents from Calgary. As I write this, I hear my children laughing from the basement while engaged in play with grandpa! And then my oldest runs upstairs with his grandpa’s tablet.   Here is some of the games we have come up with today….

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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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Tiny Tots Sensory Class in Saskatoon

The Wiggly Worms class is a 6 week whole child developmental class for toddlers 10+ months of age. This 45 minute program will focus on play and exploration! Class starts on Sept 13! There is just 3 spaces remaining for this class. This class will have the following activities: -Music and Movement -Sensory Play -Motor…

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Invitation to Play with “Stones For Learning”

We received “Stones For Learning” from RS Stones. I am in love with this product as it is from a Canadian Stone Hand Carver in Mission BC. These rocks are in three shapes: circle, square and triangle. Young babies are able to touch the stones and feel the differences in temperatures and observe new colours….

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Baby Sign Language in Saskatoon (My Smart Hands)

Registration is now open for Baby Sign Language in Saskatoon! Join us for Level I or Level II starting in September. Benefits of Baby Sign Language: • Helps Reduce Frustrations and Tantrums • Increases Parent/Child Interactions • Allows Baby to Communicate • Kick Starts Creativity • Empowers Child & Their Families • Children Express Interests…

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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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Make Baby Sign Fun and Watch for Teachable Moments!

Make signing with your love bug fun and look for teachable moments! Signing should be fun! Do not worry about carving time out of your day to sit down and sign with your little. Rather signing can be used throughout your day in natural and fun ways! In our Level II class we used 5…

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