Tuesday, July 22, 2014

ASL Nursery Rhymes

Nursery rhymes are a great way to practice ennunciation, learn vocablary and move to the music. Many nursery rhymes include common words for which you may already know the signs.  There are so many great ones to choose from so here are a few to get you started!

Nursery Rhyme Resources in the Kotoba & Sign Amazon.co.jp shop

4 of our favourite Nursery Rhymnes:

A beautiful book is Sylvia Long's Mother Goose


Thursday, July 10, 2014

July 2014 Potty Time Workshop Dates

Potty Time Workshop トイレトレーニング・ワークショップ

Are you thinking about potty training your baby or toddler? Not sure how to get started or at what age to start? Come to a Potty Time Workshop in Tokyo lead by Master Signing Time instructor, and mother of 2, Heidi! Two Little Hands, the makers of Signing Time, have put together a great set of resources to help parents, teachers and kids have a positive potty training experience. These are the foundation of the Potty Time Workshop.  Heidi's unique combination of information and humor helps set the tone for a positive potty training experience. There is no "right" way to potty train but she will equip you with various ideas so you will be able to find a style to match your child and your family.
Please go to the Kotoba & Sign Potty Time Workshop Homepage for registration information!
Upcoming Dates:
Takenotsuka - July 23rd 2014 10:00-10:50
Leader:Heidi Emoto(English & Japanese)
Location:Takenotsuka Lutheran Church In Adachi-ku, Tokyo
Hana House -  July 22nd 2014 10:30-11:20
Leader:Heidi Emoto(English & Japanese)
Location:Hana House Bricks Classroom In Suginami-ku, Tokyo
Fee:1,500円  (Suginami-ku Kosodate Oenken are accepted)

講師:江本ハイディー(英語 & 日本語)
会場:東京都足立区で  竹の塚ルーテル教会
講師:江本ハイディー(英語 & 日本語)
会場:東京都杉並区で  ハナハウスレンガ教

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Do You See What I See?

During the trip to Sunshine Aquarium this week we had the chance to use many signs including those for sea creatures. When looking at a tank full of a variety of sea life and surrounded by other people talking signing is a huge help!

Crab かに

Fish さかな

Turtle かめ

Frog かえる

Seal・Sea Lion あしか・あざらし