Baby Sign Language Basics™ with best-selling author, Monta Z. Briant!
Do you ever:
wonder what your baby is thinking or how much he or she can understand?
Do you feel frustrated or helpless when your baby cries and can't tell you why?
Why wait to communicate? Let Baby Sign Language Basics open a window into your baby's mind and personality!
These are the original classes created by the author of the #1 best selling baby sign language book, Baby Sign Language Basics, and lucky San Diego parents are still able to learn in-person with the local author herself!
Baby Sign Language Basics™ Spring Session B 2/28-4/29 (Spring break 3/28-4/1) 8 weeks $156 FREE book with over 300 signs for new students- discounts for military, twins, & groups!
Baby Sign Language Basics™ Beginner Class jump-starts communication through a fun combination of American Sign Language, music, engaging activities for baby, and a weekly parent lesson . Each week, families will learn 14-20 new signs for both daily routines and for fun things that motivate babies to communicate. Come prepared to learn, have fun, and make new friends!
January - April 2017 Both A and B are for beginners. Students may start in either.
Session A- 1/3--2/25
Week 1- Getting Started Signs and Pets Week 2- Playtime Actions/ Toys/ Attention Strategies Week 3- Family Signs/ Cool Grown-Up Stuff (keys, phone...) Week 4- Food and Music Signs/ Deciphering Approximations Week 5- Clothing, Weather, Sensory Learning Week 6- Bedtime Signs and Signing with Books Week 7-A Forst Animals/ Safety and Discipline Week 8- Playground/ Park Signs/ Signs for Senses
Session B 2/28-4/29
Week 1- Getting Started Signs and Farm Animals Week 2- Things that Go, Actions, Attention Strategies Week 3 Emotions, Empathy, Teaching sign for HELP Week 4- Manners/ Friends (or seasonal theme in November Manners/ Thanksgiving) Week 5- Potty/ Diaper, Opposites, Diaper Strategies Week 6- Colors of the Rainbow/ Fruits/ Approximations Week 7 Bath/ Body Signs, Water Play Week 8 Nature/ Outdoors
Nov/ Dec session is 7 weeks
FREE Baby Sign for New & Expecting Parents Informational Workshop for New/ Expecting Parents
Wondering if the Baby Sign Language thing is for you?
A new or expectant parent wondering how to get started?
Already signing, but don't seem to be getting anywhere with it?
Join best-selling author Monta Z. Briant to learn everything you need to know to start with simple signs and get your most pressing Baby Sign Language questions answered! You'll learn at least 20 signs, as well as fun strategies for incorporating them into your daily routines and playtime with baby.
*Young babies are welcome at this informational parent workshop. No walking or climbing babies please, as we want to keep this a safe, mellow environment for our expecting and new parents and babies. We have many baby/ toddler participation classes each month. Parent-baby classes are listed above or library storytime group for older toddlers/ preschooler at many of our local libraries throughout the county.
About your Instructor: Monta Z. Briant is the author of the best-selling Baby Sign Language Basics series, including books, CD's DVD's and flash cards - all from Hay House Publishing. Since 2001 her classes have taught thousands of San Diego families to sign with their babies, and her books and learning materials, including 6 foreign language editions, have opened up communication for literal hundreds of thousands of families around the globe. Monta is also a South Park mom, and the owner and director of Baby Garten Studio!