Sing and Sign baby signing classes in... East Herts & Harlow
Passionate about early engagement
My name is Marika and I am the Sing and Sign teacher for East Herts and Harlow.
In March 2018 I decided it was time to leave my job in London after 10 years to be more available for my son and it was very scary going out on my own.
Prior to this, while on maternity leave I had attended Sing and Sign with my son. I’d heard about baby sign language through word of mouth and it sounded like such a fantastic thing to do. Not only to encourage better communication between my baby and me but also as a great way to make sure I got out of the house to meet up with other new parents.
I started with Sing and Sign Babes and continued on to do 2 terms of Stage One before I returned to work but I was dedicated to signing at home and got my family members to join in with the catchy songs as well.
I saw that my son could recognise signs from really early on and he started to use signs from about 7 months old. His speech has also always been very advanced for his age so the consistency has really paid off.
This is the main reason I decided to start teaching Sing and Sign classes myself. I truly believe it to be so beneficial to both parent and baby and now I'm a mum to TWO beautiful boys it also allows me to work flexibly and be more available for them.
I LOVE my job and I hope you will come and join me!
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Sing and Sign has been developed with speech and language therapists and uses music and signing together to enhance communication with baby. Gentle music, repetition and consistency at home really help baby understand more words from early on which reduces that frustration that babies and parents may feel when they can't understand each other.
Babes classes are 30-35 mins long and run for 10 weeks excluding school holidays. You will also receive a Jessie Cat Song book and CD.
Stage 1 classes are 40-45 mins long and run for 10 weeks excluding school holidays. You will also get GOLD level access to the Jessie Cat Club online resource centre with our award-winning Stage 1 film, 200+ signs to review and interactive games to play with your baby.
Stage 2 classes are 40-45 mins long and run for 10 weeks excluding school holidays. Your Jessie Cat Club membership will also be upgraded to PREMIUM to access our Stage 2 content.
Not sure which stage you need? Click HERE and choose "Which Stage Should I choose?" to read more.
Baby signing Classes in Hertford, Ware and Harlow
Booking is now open for Summer 2020