Baby Toddler Preschool Sing and Sign

Anne Meeker Watson, the author of the Baby Sing & Sign™ book series,  shares her easy and practical strategies for incorporating music, signing and play into the daily lives of young children and their caring adults. Learn the benefits of signing key vocabulary words for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. You’ll learn to engage and support the language skills of young children at every stage of their development, including children who are talking.

Bio

Anne Meeker, Ph.D., is the creator of the SING.PLAY.LOVE.® program. Through her writing, research, product development and workshops, she shares information about the benefits of music and play for supporting early learning and kindergarten readiness, and gives easy and practical strategies for embedding both into the daily lives of young children.

Anne is a nationally board certified music therapist and has created music therapy programs for two large suburban school districts in the Kansas City area. Anne has taught music to students from preschool through college levels. She received the Excellence in Teaching award given by the Learning Exchange, Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, and the Kansas City Star. She was a commission member of the Housewright Symposium on the Future of Music Education sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference. Her research on music to support early language was published in the International Journal for Research in Music Education.She is also the author of the author of the BABY SING & SIGN book series (Perseus Books Press). Her music CDs for children won NAPPA and Parent’s Choice Honors awards