Welcome to the TinyTalk classes of
Rebekah Stone

"" Hello, my name is Rebekah and I am your TinyTalk Baby Signing teacher for Brighton and Hove.

I am mum to Eve, aged 9 and Heidi, aged 5. I discovered the fun and excitement of signing when I booked Eve (age six months) onto a signing course with her daddy. As a working mum from early on, signing was a way to bond with Eve when I was at home. One of Eve's first words around twelve months
old was with its sign 'bird': Eve was sitting at the breakfast table, gazing out of the french windows, she pointed, then signed and said "birdy". It was a proud moment indeed: one of those warm-your-heart moments.

With my youngest daughter, Heidi I knew the value of signing early on and started when she was two weeks old: signing 'change' and 'nappy' whenever she was having her nappy changed. With reusable nappies, that was quite often. Heidi made many attempts to copy my signing, it was when she was around five months old that she had the comprehensible dexterity to do so. By twelve months Heidi was signing about fifty signs and by eighteen months she had a strong 100+ signs in her vocabulary.

To this day we continue to use some of the core signs when verbal communication fails (e.g. at distance or separated by glass): drink, food, you ok?, come here, hi/bye.

TinyTalk classes are an hour long and great fun! Classic nursery rhymes are an easy way to learn signs, such as: See the Little Rabbit Sleeping; Row, Row, Row Your Boat; and The Wheels on the Bus. Songs are integrated in a fun way, with a bit of gentle bouncing and play. Each week essential signs are introduced that are relevant to the family setting, including: mummy, daddy, food and milk. Essential signs can ease communication frustration before little ones can speak. Communication skills are developed through sensory activities including: eye tracking with bubbles; objective permanency by hiding behind voile scarves; cognitive development using tactile rubber shapes; and many more!

The second half of the class is a great time for everyone to recharge with refreshments, chat between carers, and play with the plethora of toys provided.

Have a trial class, even join the waiting list. Get in contact. I look forward to meeting you.

Meet Rebekah...

Children:Eve:9 ; Heidi:5

Location:Brighton and Hove, South East

Favourite Sign:Drink

Qualifications:Business and Marketing Communications BA/h

Favourite Film:Recently: Twilight

Pet Hate:Dust

Secret Passion:Being on a board: snow or water

I most admire:Pink

I love baby signing because:all babies are born intelligent, signing helps babies express their intelligence.

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Our current classes:

Baby Signing

Monday, 10:00am - 11:00am

Patcham Community Centre Ladies Mile Road Brighton and Hove BN1 8TA

£8.00 per family per class
£91.00 for this term's classes
Directions:North of Brighton. From the A23 south, take the left turning into Patcham Village, take the left up the hill and the center is over the cross roads on the right: in the same location as the high school. Limited free parking on site or free road parking around the local residential streets.
Limited

Monday, 11:15am - 12:15pm

Patcham Community Centre Ladies Mile Road Brighton and Hove BN1 8TA

£8.00 per family per class
£91.00 for this term's classes
Directions:North of Brighton. From the A23 south, take the left turning into Patcham Village, take the left up the hill and the center is over the cross roads on the right: in the same location as the high school. Limited free parking on site or free road parking around the local residential streets.

Tuesday, 9:45am - 10:45am

Hangleton Community Centre Harmsworth Cres Hove BN3 8BW

£8.00 per family per class
£0.00 for this term's classes
Note:A twelve week class in the Spring Term 2019
Directions:At the top of the hill in Hangleton. Free parking locally and the 5B bus drops at a near by bus stop.

Friday, 9:45am - 10:45am

Possability Place 14 Windlesham Avenue Brighton BN1 3AH

£8.00 per family per class
Directions:On the corner at the cross section with Denmark Terrace. Ramp access. Limited street parking on road. For best parking rates and space, go to Nizells Avenue for 1ph next to St Ann's Well Gardens about 2-4 minutes walk away.
Limited

Friday, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Possability Place 14 Windlesham Avenue Brighton BN1 3AH

£8.00 per family per class
£91.00 for this term's classes
Directions:On the corner at the cross section with Denmark Terrace. Ramp access. Limited street parking on road. For best parking rates and space, go to Nizells Avenue for 1ph next to St Ann's Well Gardens about 2-4 minutes walk away.

Special Offers

  • Spring term 2019 bookings:
    Do a trail class and get the cost of the trail deducted from the rest of your booking.
  • Review on Hoop offer:
    Once you've attended class review it on Hoop and get a TinyTalk music CD worth 8. If you have a concern about the class you attended, please get in contact directly in the first instance to to seek remedy.

Our term dates

  • Dates this term:
  • 25 February - 12 April
  • Dates next term:
  • 29 April - 07 June
  • 10 June - 26 July

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