It’s not news that signing with babies can help them communicate before they can talk, helping curb the tantrums brought on by the frustration of not being able to communicate, but it’s a more recent trend to use sign language with older kids.
Experts say that teaching school age children the signs for words and the alphabet can help with letter recognition and build their vocabulary. And that’s not where the benefits stop.
Mostly though, kids just think it’s fun!
Learn the American Manual Alphabet with Alonzo the Puppet!