Connection. Connection. Connection!!

Connection. Connection. Connection! After a long day at daycare, preschool, or grade school, your child is longing for connection. According to Adlerian Psychology, a human’s basic need is belong and significance. We had a difficult year at preschool. And I wanted to connect with my child on a more significant level. After hearing the words,…

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Sensory Play the BIG Words in Child Development!

Sensory Play the BIG Words in Child Development! Families who have taken a Little Hands & Me Parenting Network’s class or a family who has been following us on social media for any length of time know that one topic that is huge for me is sensory based learning, or sensory play. Sensory based learning…

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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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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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Wednesday’s ASL Baby Sign Word

What is Mr. E signing this week?     Emotions are a great way to sign with your older lovebug! Using ASL baby signs can help your lovebug express their needs during times when they are unable to communicate verbally

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Friday FunDay (reading and signing)

Friday’s FunDay! Mr E, at about 16 months, was taking a break from “PLAYING” outside to “EAT” and “READ”! What fun activity is happening around your home today? Sign, play and exploration are wonderful modes to learning for little ones. Set up invitations to play and watch your little one explore their world.

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Make ASL Baby Signing fun and Watch for Teachable Moments!

Tip number four is: Make it 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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