Winter is such a magical time of the year and such a great opportunity to talk about what your little one is seeing and experiencing. If your child is still learning how to talk, using baby signs can be a great way to teach your kid vocabulary. Gestures (such as baby signs) often can be a little easier to copy than single words. We recommend choosing a few baby signs at a time and model them for your child.
Here's a few that we think you may like:
Snow: Whether you see snow in real life or while watching a holiday classic together, show you child the sign for snow.
Cold: As you head outside, tell your child that it is cold while modeling this sign.
Candle: Whether you celebrate Kwanzaa, Hanukkah or your family just loves the sweet smelling winter candles, show your child the candle sign when they show interest in candles.
Tree: There is no doubt that there are brightly decorated trees all around us. This is the perfect opportunity to teach your child to do the "tree" sign.
Light: One of my favorite memories as a child was look at all the lights! Whether they are noticing the lights on a tree or on a house, model the "light" baby sign while you talk to your child about it.
Boots: Regardless if it snows or we get our typical rain, we know our kiddos need boots during PNW winters!