Transition through Signing & Singing

There is a lot of research regarding the benefit of music and sign language on brain development. Did you know that children also respond to the rhythm of music? In my University years, I took an interesting class on Music Therapy. One take away I had during the course was that humans have an emotional…

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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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Fall Mom *dad/caregiver and Baby Classes in Saskatoon

Buzz, Buzz! It is summer outside, and time to think about flying by for a mom (dad) and child class this fall! We have classes for your love bugs ages birth to 5 years of age! Registration starts this week. Our programs include: Ladybugs (Whole Child Development Class from birth to 12 weeks) Level I…

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We Are one of Saskatoon’s Top Academic Enrichment Programs!

Did you see that we are listed as one of Saskatoon’s Top Academic Enrichment Program? We are listed under our former name of My Smart Hands Saskatoon, yet this is the program we have taught for the past 3 years.   Check it out here! http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=b7c734a8748dcc4ba62547a6c&id=027ff0a901

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Wednesday’s Word (ASL sign)

It’s Wednesday which means we get to play “What is Mr. E Signing?”     That’s correct! Mr E is signing “STOP”. This is such a great sign to use with your children as they grow and explore. We will ask Miss K to “STOP” when she starts touching plants, or wanting to put something…

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Here are some comments from today’s 5 graduating classes (baby sign Level I and II & tot sensory classes)! “Learning the signs & sensory activities. You always send us home with great ideas of new things to do to learn, play and sign” “The combination of music, signing and movement!” “Thank you so much for…

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Tuesday’s Signing Tip – Week 2 out of 5

This is the second out of five weeks of signing tips! 2. Take your child’s hand and show how it feels to make the sign! This is a great tip to use to help encourage your child to continue signing. One sign that parents find to use hand over hand signing or manipulation of signs…

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5 Tips for A Successful Beginning

For the next 5 days, I will be posting tips to promote a successful beginning when signing with your little!  Consistency and Repetition When signing with your little, consistency is more important than anything else. When moms and dads start using baby sign language it may not feel natural. This is very natural as you…

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