Never before has learning to sign been so simple and so much fun! Whether you are a teacher or a parent, this lively self-guided book of American Sign Language (ASL) will quickly become your kids' new favorite teacher!
Learn to Sign the Fun Way goes beyond the manual alphabet and teaches the beautiful language of sign—the United States' fourth most pervasive language—in a simple, interactive format. Signers-to-be will discover:
·Great games to make learning ASL an entertaining adventure ·Activities for both the individual and the classroom ·Cool groups of signs that appeal esspecially to kids ·And much more!
Kids love to sign, whether it be to communicate with a hearing-impaired individual or as a "secret" language with their friends. With this illustrated book they'll quickly and easily become signing superstars! Inside are cool signs for kids, including:
·People signs ·Alphabet and numbers ·Animals ·Food and drinks ·Home signs · Clothing ·Color ·Sports ·Activity signs ·Thoughts and feelings ·Action signs ·Body parts ·School talk ·Calendar signs ·Silly and fun signs
About the Author
Penny Warner has written over 30 books for parents and kids, featuring ideas on development, parties, games, activities, and snacks. She has a bachelor's degree in early childhood education and a master's degree in special education, and has taught child development, special education, and sign language, at local colleges. She has appeared on several television talk shows as well as on national TV, presenting tips for parents and kids. She was featured on HGTV's Smart Solutions and The Later Today Show. In addition to Learn to Sign the Fun Way, she has written a mystery series featuring a deaf reporter in the California gold country, and is writing a mystery series for middle grade readers. She also wrote a weekly newspaper column for 11 years on family life. She lives in Danville, California, with her husband and two children.