Baby Sing and Sign: Communicate with Your Baby Early: Learning Signs the Fun Way Through Music and Play
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Baby Sing and Sign: Communicate with Your Baby Early: Learning Signs the Fun Way Through Music and Play

by Anne Meeker-Miller Ph.D.
     
 

Not only does learning to sign help babies ask for what they need, but music and repetition are also among the best ways to build language skills. Now it's easy and enjoyable to teach signs during your child's daily routines. Developed as a popular workshop series by an award-winning music therapist, Baby Sing and Sign is the original book-and-CD guide to feature

Overview

Not only does learning to sign help babies ask for what they need, but music and repetition are also among the best ways to build language skills. Now it's easy and enjoyable to teach signs during your child's daily routines. Developed as a popular workshop series by an award-winning music therapist, Baby Sing and Sign is the original book-and-CD guide to feature upbeat songs for learning basic words and American Sign Language, at home and on-the-go. Baby Sing and Sign includes: A delightful 13-song music CD featuring "baby-friendly" tunes Music and lyrics for more than 35 key words and signs 100 black and white instructional adult and child photographs throughout Signing games and activities for the whole family With creative songs and engaging playtime activities designed to appeal to young and old alike, Baby Sing and Sign is an ideal bonding experience for anyone involved in the first years of a child's life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569242544
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Edition description:
Includes CD
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Anne Meeker Miller, PhD, is the founder of Baby Sing and Sign (TM), a language and music enrichment program for hearing infants and toddlers. She teaches the Baby Sing and Sign series and seminars at a major medical center in the Kansas City area, where she shares information about the benefits of music, sign language, and play for babies, and gives easy and practical strategies for incoporating all three into families' daily lives.

Currently a music therapist for the early childhood special education program of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, KS, Dr. Meeker-Miller has taught music to students from preschool to college levels. She received the Excellence in Teaching Award given by the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Kansas City Star, and is the recipient of the 2004 Kansas Educator of the Year in Arts and Disabilities Award given by Accessible Arts, Inc. and the Kansas State Board of Education. She holds national board certification in music therapy from the American Music Therapy Association. Dr. Meeker-Miller lives in Olathe, Kansas, with her husband and three sons.

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