Makaton Signing with Babies and Families
Gosport Discovery Centre
Tuesday 13th, 20th, 27th September, 4th, 11th, 18th October and 1st November 2022
10.00am to 11.00am
To teach parents/carers about visual communication when interacting with children through play and activities.
- Describe what Makaton is
- List ways Makaton can be used as part of communication with your babies
- Select signs to use in your home and apply them day to day
- Describe the importance of sign production techniques and components of visual communication
About the Course Makaton: Makaton Signing for Babies sessions are designed for you and your child to have fun and learn together. Makaton Signing for Babies training is a series of sessions designed to encourage the development of communication and language skills in babies and toddlers. All the sessions are fun and interactive for you and your child. You will learn approximately 100 signs and symbols using songs, games and activities
Who is this course for: Parents/carers or family members and their child aged 6 months plus
Previous Knowledge or Experience: No previous knowledge is required to attend
How will I learn: Through activities including singing, Makaton signing and stories with your baby
How will I be assessed: Informal assessment by the tutor
What shall I bring: Chairs will be provided but please bring along a cushion/blanket should you wish to sit on the floor
Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.
You will be contacted by a member of the learning in Libraries team prior to the course. We are unable to process your booking without a phone number.
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