Synopses & Reviews
Routines are extremely important for small children, and with these easy-to-make signs, babies and toddlers can gain a better understanding of everyday, familiar events. The signs will take kids right from breakfast in the morning (and#147;hungry!and#8221;) to bath and bedtime, with its and#147;blanketand#8221; and and#147;teddy bear.and#8221; Along the way, children will learn American Sign Language for and#147;play,and#8221; and#147;toys,and#8221; and#147;share,and#8221; and#147;park,and#8221; and#147;bath,and#8221; and more. And that skill helps stimulate language development and good communication. For every word, a big, friendly photograph shows a young child clearly signing, and Lora Heller offers smart tips on how to encourage your toddler to join in.and#160;and#160;
Using sign language, babies everywhere are successfully communicating their needs and desires even before they can talk. They are jump-starting their communications and language skills while deepening parent-child bonds. With this adorable board book of simple signs, created by a leading expert in the field who runs her own school in Manhattan, parents can take advantage of a major new trend--one that's become so popular it was profiled by The New York Times. On every page, cute babies demonstrate the gestures that mean Mommy, Daddy, love, dog, cat, home, sleep, tired, hungry, music, milk, and banana. And because babies very much like looking at photos of other babies, they'll have fun even as they learn.
The author lives in New York, NY.