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Locations:Multiple see below
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Infants, Toddlers
Cost:$$ see below
Category:Enrichment Programs
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Signing Smart Play Class: Early Communication for Ages 6 - 24 months

This fun and engaging play class builds an ASL vocabulary while playing, singing, and exploring carefully chosen props in a purposeful way. Large group activities as well as weekly small group activity centers offer tangible strategies to teach babies how to sign back more quickly.

Play Classes are great for families new to signing as well as for those who may have already started. Come enjoy developmentally-based activities that foster closeness and communication between you and your baby. You will learn the Signing Smart Start as well as how many and which signs to use throughout your signing journey.

In our classes, you will learn how to:
*Utilize strategies and techniques to engage your baby in signing
*Recognize your baby's earliest versions of signs
*Integrate ASL into your child's long-term cognitive learning
*Make signing simple, accessible and fun!

Activities are structured to facilitate both linguistic and cognitive development, building up children's conceptual understanding, memory, and vocabulary. Play Classes are full of both useful signs as well as ones that are most motivating to your child.

Beginner Workshop for Parents: Early Communication

Workshops are a quick way to jump into Signing Smart. This 2-hour class provides a great overview of the Signing Smart program, and will provide you with all the tools you need to begin signing with your infant or toddler at home. In addition, you will learn to create interactions in which your infant or toddler most easily learns signs, how to bring signs into your child's world, and how to recognize your child's first signs.

You will learn over 35 ASL signs, as well as tools, strategies, and resources that will enable you to experience the success of Signing Smart from the very first day. The workshop is perfect for expectant parents as well as those with children from birth through 2 years of age.

Benefits of Signing Smart:
*Promotes early communication
*Speeds spoken language development
*Uses American Sign Language (ASL) signs
*Increases long-term learning abilities
*Reduces frustration and tantrums
*Enhances the bond between you and your child!

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10-Week Play Class Series is $175. Workshop for Parents is $55. Please visit our website to register for upcoming classes and workshops.



Holliston617-957-3363map1162 Highland Street, Holliston, MA, 01746 » more
Hopkinton617-957-3363map20 Church Street, Hopkinton, MA, 01748 » more


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