Makaton: Rhyme and Craft – Twinkle Twinkle
Learn a makaton rhyme and get creative with a craft activity. Makaton helps in communication using signs and symbols along with speech. It is useful for children and adults who have no speech or whose speech is unclear. It and can therefore strengthen bonds between children and parents and/or make communication easier for those they come in to contact with who use Makaton.
Not being able to communicate clearly can lead to frustration and tantrums in children and Makaton is a tool to help them express themselves easier giving them confidence and improving their self-esteem. Makaton improves communication skills such as listening, memory and recall.
This session was a fun activity for parents and children to learn how to sign a well-known rhyme and develop their creative side with a craft activity.
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