Learn British Sign Language With Songs And Stories

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Subjects: Foreign Languages

What to expect

Teach your children the joys of sign language and sound during lockdown. Are you looking for a class where your baby can will learn to communicate with you before they can talk? Or would you like your young child to learn British Sign Language (BSL) before they start school? Have fun with your toddler or young child and help them develop their language, speaking and listening skills. There are many possible benefits of using sign language for your kids, including the fact it can boost your child's confidence and communication skills.

Signs and Sounds UK is a class for babies to 5-year-olds to have fun learning sign language. The class will include BSL, singing, playing instruments, signed stories and fun. Expect to learn useful signs for communications through well-known songs and nursery rhymes. There will also be a signing puppet making a guest appearance! It's also a great activity to do as a family, and it’s never too late to start learning BSL. And learning sign language is an important step towards creating a more inclusive society for deaf people. So, make sure you don't miss out on Signs and Sounds during lockdown - you'll learn songs and the signs that go along with them in the comfort of your own home. The perfect way to learn British Sign Language for kids!

What you'll need

  • An instrument that you can find at home! Make a simple shaker from dried beans in a tub or pots and pans for drums. Be creative with what you've got!
  • A strong WiFi connection.

What you'll do

  • You and your kids will have fun learning sign language through singing, playing instruments and signed stories.
  • If you're interested in learning even more BSL, check out Amber's Language, Music and Play.




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Signs and Sounds

Signs and Sounds run classes for babies, children and their parents to learn British Sign Language (BSL). The class includes BSL, singing, playing instruments, signed stories and fun. Rachel takes the classes online and she has been signing for 14 years and has obtained her British Sign Language Level 3 NVQ in 2006. She also leads singing workshops and choirs.

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