Little Signers Club; Suffolkbabysigning classes with Ali for tinies, toddlers and talkers in Elmswell, Ipswich + Manningtree
Welcome to Little Signers, my name is Alison and I am your signing teacher for Ipswich, Stowmarket and Manningtree.
I am privileged to be a mum to two lovely little boys. I learnt to sign several years ago when working with deaf adults. When I had my little boy a friend told me how beneficial signing to a baby would be so I decided to teach him some basic signs. When my second son was born, signing with him became second nature to all our family.
Signing is a wonderful communication tool which all my family have benefited from and I am passionate to share this skill with as many as I can. My classes are fun and friendly and I pride myself in offering a nurturing and non-competitive environment for you and your little one. Here is what some of the mummies have said about my classes
“… we now do Sing Sign and Rhyme….we love coming and will keep coming”
“…..at 14 months he has a huge vocabulary for his age all greatly helped by signing”
“….had our first signing session today, me and my little boy are going to get so much out of it”
“….my favourite baby group”
“Alison’s classes are always fun and in a relaxed environment”
Alongside the Baby Signing Basics™ and Sing Sign and Rhyme courses I also offer one-to-one and private group sessions at a time and place convenient to you, this is often an option taken up by NCT friends.
I am currently working with local nurseries and professional organisations; if this is something of interest then please contact me for details.
I look forward to meeting you and your little one soon and sharing the signing fun.
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Baby Signing Basics™
Our structured, informative introduction to baby signing!
Covering key topics and signs, each session of our Baby Signing Basics course gently guides you through your baby’s communication development and helps you to understand how baby signing supports this.
Our emphasis is on fun; the course is relaxed with with plenty of practical communication and development tips.
Once you have finished this course, you will be confident in your ability to use simple signs with your little one, know exactly what to expect from your baby as they start to sign and have a repertoire of useful signs to take them through their signing day.
IDEAL FOR: 6 months +
Sing, Sign and Rhyme™
Our lively, topical and informal classes which are ideal for little ones of all ages.
Come along and join the fun!
Ideal as a follow on from our popular Baby Signing Basics course (which you may have already attended) or as a topical introduction to getting started with signing with your little one.
Based around an engaging theme each week, there is plenty of singing, signing and popular rhymes to gently engage your baby or toddler – and a gentle social time for parents too.
IDEAL FOR: 3 months +
Sing, Sign and Rhyme classes are generally split into non-movers and movers sessions – please check with your Little Signers Club Leader
Babysigning Has Been a Lifesaver - literally!
Isaac and I have loved baby signing from the first class.
After a few weeks Isaac was signing “milk” “food” and “sleep”.
After about 7 months he now joins in with “twinkle twinkle little star”, “wind the bobbin up” and “tiny tim”.
We sign constantly at home which has stopped multiple tantrums and I can communicate with him across noisy rooms which has been a lifesaver (literally).
An Important Part of Our Journey
‘We love coming and will keep coming’
‘If you are considering baby signing give it a go, you will be so impressed with what your little one can learn..’
‘Thank you Ali for being such an important part of our little journey’
Babysigning Classes Have Helped Me Build A Strong Connection
‘Alison’s sessions have been fantastic in so many ways.
I first started the group as a nervous and stressed out first time mother and the classes have really helped me build a strong connection with my daughter and engage with other parents.
Myself and my daughter love coming to the sessions and sing and sign many of the songs daily at home.’