Use key word sign to chat about everyday activities and routines that happen at home, at school, at work or in the community.
Key word sign can be a fantastic tool to support learning in many different settings, like day care, preschool, school and beyond. In these resources we share some signs for specific topics.
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Using KWS with book reading supports attention to and understanding of the story, and helps build the foundation for future literacy development. And it's a great way to learn more signs!
Signing in songs is a great way to introduce people to the use of KWS. It helps people learn a set of signs and develop their confidence and fluency. And it's fun for all ages!
These songs and nursery rhymes are a great hit with young children. You will find a symbol board and sign guide with a page of descriptions for each one. Go to our Shop to buy these in bundles of 5 for a discount, or the whole set!
Five of these are available for FREE! They are:
- Der Glumph Went the Little Green Frog
- Hey Diddle Diddle
- Jack and Jill
- Ten Fat Sausages
Here is a collection of popular songs for you to sing and sign along with. These songs give you an opportunity to expand your vocabulary.
Here you'll find videos and Sign Guides for Happy Birthday and several songs for Christmas. Many of these Christmas Carol videos were made at a meeting, and the signs learned within an hour or so. So the signing isn't perfect, but we had lots of fun. You can get sign guides for ALL of these Christmas Carols in the Christmas Bundle on our shop (at a discounted price). And Happy Birthday is FREE!
Signing level: Beginner
Use key word sign in play activities with young children to support understanding, speech and language, communication, and interaction.
In these resources you will find signs for a range of fun activities. Using these topic based resources is a great way to build your sign vocabulary and fluency across specific activities. We’ve provided line drawings of the key signs with a page of descriptions of how to produce them, and aided language displays (symbol boards) too. So you can use a multimodal approach! Make sure you download the Information sheet to give you more information about these resources and how to use them.
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