Early Years Signalong Workshop

With our experienced Signalong Tutor, your team member will learn how to sign and practice using up to 90 Early Years keyword signs. This course can be used for revision of relevant signs to use in the Early Years with babies and young children, standardising the signs to use. Favourite songs and rhymes are included.

This workshop will revisit the philosophy and methodology of Signalong, with your team members learning about a total communication approach.

  • keyword signing
  • the signing window
  • placement of signs
  • how to form basic handshapes
  • how to perform 90 Early Years keyword signs from the Signalong Early Years vocabulary

Keyword signs will be demonstrated by the tutor and opportunities will be provided for learners to practice using the sign vocabulary. This will be through a range of fun and practical interactive activities in pairs or small groups. They will be using real objects, photo cards and/or sentence cards.


  • Perform 90 Early Years specific keyword signs after each one is modelled by the Tutor
  • Interpret 6 keyword signs used by another student or the tutor
  • Use at least 10 single keyword signs on request or spontaneously during activities to communicate with others
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Course information:

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Course duration:
4 hours
Course location:
Online or Face-to-Face (Subject to additional expenses to cover travel time and fuel)

Who is this course for?

Anybody working in Early years / primary schools.

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