Singing Hands

Signing fun for little ones

I have been amazed at how engaged the babies are when you start singing. They stop what they are doing and seem mesmerised by your hands moving around. I’ve been to lots of other music groups but this is streets ahead of them…

Hello and welcome!

Suzanne and Tracy sign 'biscuit'

We are Suzanne and Tracy, co-founders of Singing Hands and we introduce you to the amazing world of signs through songs, rhymes, stories and games.

Babies have a natural tendency to use gesture (eg. clapping and waving bye-bye) and introducing some baby signs will build on these normal patterns of communication development.

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In our baby signing classes we show parents/carers a range of signs to help communicate with a young baby. We show you signs for MORE, ALL GONE and MILK to help your little one communicate his/her needs before their speech has developed.

To experience our unique and enthusiastic approach to learning language and having fun with music, find out more about our baby signing classes, toddler signing classes and school/nursery sessions.


The Whole Shabang Volume One

We are so pleased to be able to add this wonderful new resource to our collection. The ‘Whole Shabang’ is beautifully presented and brimming with wonderful multi-sensory songs and ideas designed to inspire staff working in mainstream nurseries and special educational settings. We love it!

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November 2011: Singing Hands wins GOLD Award

Such a great bit of new to report this month – our second DVD ‘It’s Signing Time 2’ has been awarded a prestigious Gold Practical Pre-School Award 2011 in the Music and Multimedia category. We scored a whopping 97.8%.

Testers said: “A fantastic resource, which facilitates development across all areas of the EYFS and sustained the children’s interest and enthusiasm. The children loved this DVD and needed no encouragement to join in! They were very quickly singing along, copying the actions and signing. We had a child with EAL in the class and she loved joining in with the singing, asking for the DVD to be played each day”

Thank you to all our lovely families who helped make this DVD – be it in the scorching heat in Kew trying to be a scarecrow, driving round the streets of Twickers on the big red bus or elsewhere – it was all worth it :)

Click here to be taken to this DVD on our online shop and come and see more!


NCT Birth, Baby and Beyond Fair

Singing Hands is delighted to be exhibiting at this years NCT Birth, Baby and Beyond Fair on Saturday 22 October 2011.
We will be holding free taster sessions at the fair at 12pm and 1pm so come along with your children and enjoy the fun!

For more details on the fair please go to www.nct.org


Singing Hands and Something Special

Mr Tumble

In early 2005, we filmed a little segment for the ‘arched window’ on BBC Cbeebies Tikkabilla. In this slot, which was first shown in December 2005, we did a signed sing-a-long session (including our fave song ‘Mmm mmm frog’) with a group of children. It was a really inclusive session with our own kids plus other children from local schools and nurseries that we visit, some toddlers who had attended our baby signing classes and some friends from the Toy Library for Children with Special Needs.

We were therefore delighted to then be invited by the Producer of Something Special to contribute to this new series. You will see from the list below that five of the new episodes are focused specifically on showing you how to sign nursery rhymes and songs. These episodes feature a magical nursery rhyme world with a castle and a blue road for Justin to explore…....

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