The Signing Time Language Jump Start Bundle is a great way to introduce students, parents and professionals to sign language. Take your pick of DVDs, music CDs, flashcards and board books, and let your fingers do the talking. Created for ages 1-8, but appropriate for all ages. Featured resources include three DVDs, three music CDs, three sets of flashcards and three board books for My First Signs: Volume 1, PlayTime Signs: Volume 2 and Everyday Signs: Volume 3. All ages.
It's signing time with characters Alex and Leah in the Signing Time DVDs. From their magical animated treehouse, Alex (age 3), his cousin Leah (age 4), who is deaf, and host Rachel Coleman (Leah's mom) teach beginning American Sign Language (ASL) signs in a fun, playful way. Enhance speaking, spelling and reading skills. Reduce frustration and tantrums. Encourage interaction and participation in activities.
My First Signs: Volume 1
Introduces signing and teaches signs for many "first words" like "milk", "water", "bird", "cat", "dog", "fish", "car", "airplane", "want", "mom", "dad", "baby", "sleep" and many, many more. Features original songs written by Rachel Coleman:
- Signing Time Theme
- Show Me a Sign
Close-Captioned. Approximate run time: 30 Minutes, plus special features.
Story Time: Volume 2
Covers signs for "friend", "play", "train", "doll", "your turn", "my turn", "please", "share", "thank you", "book", "read", "thirsty", "drink", "dirty", "clean", "wash hands", "bath", "stop", "go", "wait" and many, many more. Features original songs written by Rachel Coleman:
- Signing Time Theme
- Magic Words
- Look at My Hands
- Part of Life and The Good
Close-Captioned. Approximate run time: 30 minutes, plus special features: Sign Review, ASL Tips, Facial Expressions, Behind the Scenes, Demo Version of "The Good", Original 2002 Theme Song, FAQ: Rachel's Color Coded Fingers and Preview "Set the Table": Volume 12 song.
Everyday Signs: Volume 3
Shows Alex, Leah and host, Rachel Coleman, using American Sign Language (ASL) signs for the things you see, do and experience every day. Covers signs like "hungry", "cheese", "cracker", "ice cream", "help", "full", "hot", "cold", "like" "don't like", "happy", "laugh", "sad", "cry" and many, many more. Features original songs written by Rachel Coleman:
- Silly Pizza Song
- Rainy Day
- Good Night Baby
- Proud to Be Me
- Proud to Be Me (DJ Lex "Tree House Mix")
Close-Captioned. Approximate run time: 30 minutes, plus special features.
The Music CD's in this set features all the original songs, written by Rachel Coleman, from My First Signs: Volume 1, Story Time: Volume 2 and Everyday Signs: Volume 3, plus bonus instrumental sing-along versions of each song. Sing, dance, and enjoy all the fun when you're not watching Signing Time.
Take your friends Alex, Leah, Hopkins and Rachel with you wherever you go with My First Signs Flash Card Set 1, Playtime Signs Flash Card Set 2 and Everyday Objects Flash Card Set 3. Designed to reinforce all the American Sign Language (ASL) signs taught in the DVDs of the same name (see above), the Flash Card sets can also be used alone. Keep students entertained with striking, full-color photographs of Rachel, Alex and Leah signing each word, as well as colorful illustrations and simple sign descriptions. Stick cards into a standard photo album for easy reference in the classroom, car, grocery store and more.
Each set includes 21 cards (measuring 4" x 6") with pre-drilled hole and plastic yellow D-ring for easy carrying, heavy-duty, plastic clip for attaching to your tote bag, card game ideas and bonus Signing Time collector card.
With the vibrant, ultra-durable Signing Time board books, students can take Leah, Alex and Hopkins anywhere. Designed to reinforce signs taught in the DVDs and Flash Cards of the same name (see above), each board book keeps students entertained with striking, full-color photographs of Rachel, Alex and Leah signing the words, along with colorful illustrations and simple sign descriptions. Use the Board Books in the classroom, on the playground, at home, in the park and more.
Each book includes 20-30 pages printed on sturdy duplex board with rounded corners and glossy lamination. Measure 6.25" W x 8" L.