Sign Language for Toddlers, ASL
Sign Language for toddlers provides parents, teachers, and caregivers fun and educational signing activities that are age-appropriate for toddlers.
Sign Language for toddlers featuring American Sign Language, ASL, offers toddlers a powerful way to learn and remember words and concepts. Toddler sign language is different from signing with babies. A toddler’s life is expanding rapidly, they are little balls of energy, and they are little information sponges. Toddlers learn rapidly and exploring everything is an everyday adventure. Sign Language for toddlers, featuring age appropriate toddler signs, is a natural way to enhance learning. ASL for toddlers is second nature to a toddler and they love using their fingers, arms and hands to make words.
Sign language for toddlers will:
- Stimulate brain growth.
- Develop fine and gross motor skills.
- Improve eye-hand coordination
- Increase usable vocabulary
- Strengthen memory and recall
- Foster an enthusiasm for learning
Use sign language for toddlers even if you did not sign with your baby. ASL for toddlers provides them with vocabulary to the 4th most common language used in the country. Additionally, ASL toddler signs can be used and learned all throughout childhood and even into adulthood.
Begin using sign language for toddlers now and you and your toddler will find that signing is an enjoyable bonding activity that offers a fun and playful way to learn. ASL for toddlers works because they learn while using a wide variety of learning styles. Singing and signing has toddlers learning verbally, physically, musically, visually and more all at the same time!
Key things to keep in mind when using sign language for toddlers:
- Keep signing with toddlers simple and expand your signed words as you become more comfortable with your abilities.
- Begin with ASL for toddlers words that encourage communication (all done, potty, please, help) and behavior shaping (stop, gentle, share).
- Add ASL toddler signs that are of special interest to you and your toddler. Learn the signs for words and objects in songs or books and from things around your house (bear, cat, fish, car, jet, flower).
- Toddler sign language works best when you have your toddlers attention as signing is visual.
- Follow your toddlers lead and focus on ASL for toddler signs that reflect what they are interested in.
- Create special signing times for engaging in signing activities.
- Keep your toddler sign language activities fun and playful.
Start Signing Today with your toddler.
Jump Start on signing with a toddler chapter from Toddlers At Play
PRODUCTS TO HELP YOU WITH SIGN LANGUAGE FOR TODDLERS: