Baby Signs is “on the grow” with new classes that cover topics and ages well beyond the focus of our traditional signing agenda. The new program, called On the Grow™, offers fun and exciting classes for parents and children (from birth to age 5) to enjoy together. Meet other families while discovering easy ways to make the most of your child’s earliest years, all in the context of delightful games, songs, and activities. Delivered by our own On the Grow™ Educators, these short, 45-minute classes go beyond signing to draw from Dr. Linda Acredolo and Dr. Susan Goodwyn’s other two best-selling parenting books, Baby Minds and Baby Hearts, with topics as diverse as “tummy time” for infants and nature themes for preschoolers.
For information about On the Grow™ events available in your area, see below.
Baby Signs® with Sybil now offers ALL On The Grow™ classes!
Come learn how to make tummy time fun for your baby through
engaging songs and activities in a play class setting. At the same time,
valuable parenting strategies will be provided to help you make the
most of this important stage of development. (4 week series) Play
group is ideal for babies ages 2 to 6 months.
Discover your baby's hidden talents! Learn Surprising things your
baby can already do and how you can foster these early abilities. This
interactive parent and baby class will introduce you to insights from
Drs. Acredolo and Goodwyn's best selling book, Baby Minds, all in the
context of fun songs and activities. Ideal for babies ages 2 to 6
Did you know that vision is, in part, a learned behavior and not the
automatic ability that most of us always assumed it to be? Like
learning to grasp or crawl, controlling the muscles in the eyes so that
they move together or focus appropriately takes practice. This class
is designed to introduce parents and babies to fun activities that will
promote healthy vision development. Ideal for babies from birth to 6
It's a potty party and you are invited! This class provides a fun way to
introduce the concept of potty training with in an entertaining and
interactive class. Children will learn potty time signs, sing songs, and
hear stories about using the potty. There will be information for
parents about using the Baby Signs® Potty Training Program with
ideas for starting and staying motivated with potty training. Ideal for
ages 1 to 4 years.
Learn simple signs for animals under the sea through fun songs, games
and activities. Led by an On the Grow Educator, this class will also
provide you with tips and strategies from Drs. Acredolo and
Goodwyn's best-selling parenting books to help you teach your child
self-control. Join us for a "whale" of a good time! Ideal for ages 2 to
The theme of transportation becomes the "vehicle" for learning
cooperation through fun signs, songs, stories and activities. Sybil will
share insights from child development experts, Drs. Acredolo and
Goodwyn, to help you with this important parenting challenge. A great
way to get your child on board the cooperation train! Ideal for ages 2
to 5 years.
A child's world is full of colors! Join us for this 45-minute class which
teaches fun activities and games to help children explore the colors in
the world around them. Learn ASL color signs and how colors help
build a foundation for future learning. Ideal for ages 18 months to 4
Designed to help children appreciate the magic all around them when
they venture outside, this play class makes learning fun through songs,
activities, signs and simple craft projects. Also included are tips for
parents from Drs. Acredolo and Goodwyn on how to nurture a child's
sense of pride in accomplishment. A great class for awakening
children to the wonders of nature. Ideal for ages 2 to 5 years.
Good manners do more than impress people. They also express
gratitude and promote positive interactions. help your child learn
important social skills while learning simple signs for favorite foods.
Come learn about Manners, Mealtime and More in the one-time class!
The children will enjoy songs, games, and crafts while exploring the
topic of manners. Ideal for ages 18 months to 5 years.
Are you ready to learn your ABCs? Join us for a fun class that
introduces you and your child to the manual alphabet. The skills
learned in this class will help your child with letter identification and
other emerging literacy skills. You and your child will discover how fun
learning can be as you are introduced to the ASL signs for the letters
of the alphabet through engaging activities and songs. Ideal for ages 3
to 6 years.
Parents often worry about how to help their child adjust to the idea
and reality of a new baby in the home. This class is designed to give
children fun, developmentally appropriate activities that they can do
with the new baby. during class itself, children will play games, sing
songs, learn a few signs, read a story and make a special craft. In
addition, parents will receive simple tips to help them promote positive
sibling relations when they return home. This class is designed for
older siblings (2 to 5 years old) and babies (expected to 6 months).
Check the calendar for class information or to schedule a class for your group,
Contact Sybil Lane at 817-718-2876 or firstname.lastname@example.org