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Sing and Sign baby signing classes in... Malvern, Ledbury & Worcester

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    Malvern, Worcester and Ledbury

    Welcome to the home page for Malvern, Worcester and Ledbury, baby signing the fun way in the heart of England.


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    Our classes are open to babies from birth, as soon as you feel you would like to get out with your baby and enjoy some music together whilst learning how to really make the most of early communication. We offer three types of class:


    Babes - our curriculum for the youngest babies (under 6 months) is a gentle music and sensory class with a strong emphasis on communication.


    Stage 1 - our core curriculum award winning class for 6 - 14 months.

    Stage 2 - come for the first time or continue the fun with your toddler, 14 months plus, as speech continues to develop.


     


    About me:

    My name is Liz, I have been teaching Sing and Sign since 2006 and I love it! I began signing with my youngest daughter when she was 6 months old, it was wonderful and within a few weeks she was able to sign that she wanted her milk. Soon she could sign that she wanted more, that she needed her nappy changed or she wanted a bath. My baby used lots of animal signs and really enjoyed reading books with her daddy and signing what the animals were. The first time she signed 'goodnight' to me I cried. We didn't experience any of the usual tantrums of two year olds'; baby signing really helped her communication skills.

    I love teaching Sing and Sign, it is great knowing that I am helping other parents to experience the joy of having their little ones communicate with them from an early age, it is wonderful how much they learn and how much they have to say. We have lots of fun in class and I look forward to seeing the babies each week to find out what they have been telling their families.

    You can contact me by phone 07902 957181 or email  lizmerrifield@singandsign.co.uk or by using the enquiry form below, I look forward to hearing from you soon! 

    Liz and Jessie cat 
    xx 

  • More Info

    About the classes:

    Classes are very relaxed and good fun! We keep class sizes small (around 11 per class) so you and your baby can enjoy the social aspect of class.

    How long is each class?

    Classes run for an hour - we sing and sign for approximately 40 mins, with time at the end for me to answer any questions and for you to enjoy a chat over a free tea or coffee (venue facilities permitting).

    During the class:

    We learn all the signs through our easy to learn action-songs, we team these with pictures, props and instruments to keep your baby engaged throughout. Don't worry if you think you can't sing... you don't have to!

    We know babies don't like to stay still so we don't expect them to! They are welcome to roam around the room if they want to - they will still be learning (you'd be surprised how much they pick up whilst wandering!). When Jessie Cat, instruments or the toy bag appear they soon come back!

    Which class is right for me? 

    As a general rule,

    Sing and Sign Babes is suitable for babies up to 6 months who aren't on the move yet.
    Stage 1 classes are great for babies aged from 6/7 months upwards.
    Stage 2 classes are most appropriate for babies who have attended at least one term of stage 1, and who will be around 14 months+ at the start of term (exceptions apply, please contact me if you are unsure!).

    I have twins - do I have to pay twice?


    If you have more than one baby you do not have to pay twice. I can also accommodate childminders. Please contact me for more details.


    What is the cost?


    Stage 1 and 2 cost £60 for a 10 week block. Sing and sign babes costs £30 for a 5 week block. My classes fill up very quickly so booking well before the start of term is essential to get a place in the class that you prefer. We can take payment by PAYPAL or by using a bank card.


    Can't make it to classes?


    Most parents who attend classes like to join The Jessie Cat Club - the Sing and Sign online membership. This is a great way to learn to sign at home! Use Sing and Sign online on a variety of devices, play fun games with you and your baby and enjoy exclusive online content. A Sing and Sign DVD and other products are available to buy in class or online and will really enhance your learning at home.

  • Venues

    Ledbury Children's Centre - Tuesday mornings
    St Andrew's Church Centre, Malvern - Wednesday mornings
    Rushwick Village Hall, Worcester - Friday mornings


    Day Time Stage Location
    Tuesday AM Stage 1 Ledbury Children's Centre, Long Acres, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2BE
    Tuesday AM Stage 2 Ledbury Children's Centre, Long Acres, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2BE
    Tuesday AM Babes Ledbury Children's Centre, Long Acres, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2BE
    Wednesday AM Stage 1 St Andrew's Church Centre, Churchdown Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 3JX
    Wednesday AM Stage 1 St Andrew's Church Centre, Churchdown Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 3JX
    Wednesday AM Babes St Andrew's Church Centre, Churchdown Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 3JX
    Friday AM Stage 1 Rushwick Village Hall, Bransford Road, Rushwick, Worcs. WR2 5TA
    Friday AM Stage 2 Rushwick Village Hall, Bransford Road, Rushwick, Worcs. WR2 5TA
    Friday AM Babes Rushwick Village Hall, Bransford Road, Rushwick, Worcs. WR2 5TA
  • Nurseries

    Nurseries who have taken part in our Nursery Affiliation Programme

    Little Growbags Children's Nursery, Hunters Moon, Bransford, Worcester, Tel : 01886 833379

    Playhouse Nursery, 24 Abbey Road, Malvern, Tel : 01684 563379

    Little Oaks Day Nursery, Maple Rd, Enigma Business Park, Malvern tel : 01684 771080

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