Classses & Workshops by Jen Thompson
Goo Goo Guru to Go! Workshop
Goo Goo Guru Baby Signing is available to come to you! This is a great option for parents, community groups and childcare facilities. The organization hosting the workshop can either pay all of the cost or divide up the cost among its members. This is a perfect introduction on how to sign with babies & toddlers. Participants will learn about the many benefits of signing and ways of how to include signing in your daily life and during playtime. You will also learn and practice a number of useful ASL signs during various activities. Handouts included.
60 minutes ~ $ 250
(Additional charge may apply for over 25 families.)
Goo Goo Guru Baby Signing Playtime
This parent baby/toddler playtime class meets for 45 minutes once a week for 4 weeks. Parents or childcare experts and children will learn signs through songs, stories, and group play. Come sign along with us! One adult per child required for child's benefit. Fun handouts included every week!
$ 55 for adult/child (50% discount for siblings)
*6 family minimum for Baby Signing Playtime*
*Additional charge may apply if class is more than 15 miles from New Lenox or Naperville.
At Home and Private Classes
What a fun thing to do for parents night out! For those of you involved in playgroups or other small gatherings of parents, I have good news. If you are interested in hosting private workshops, and can gather a minimum of 5 other paying families, you can get your class for FREE in exchange for hosting the workshop. You can host a class at your home or maybe some place like a local church or community center. The host family needs to have access to a TV & DVD player where the guests will be able to view the TV comfortably. This workshop is for adults only.
60 minute Workshop ~ $ 35 per couple/single 60 minute Group Rate(for up to 25) ~ $ 250
*Additional charge may apply if home/facility is more than 15 miles from New Lenox or Naperville.
About Jennifer Thompson...
If you live in New Lenox and go to the Kid's Department at the New Lenox Library you may know me as Ms. Jen. I am the Children's Program Coordinator at the library and love doing storytimes such as Alphazooventure for Pre-K, Movers & Shakers for babies, the Girls Rock Book Club for tweens, and Music Makers for all ages. I introduced baby sign language to the baby programs in 2004, and had such a wonderful response from the babies and parents that I decided I wanted to share this gift with families outside the library walls. So here I am....
In my spare time, I am also a mom, massage therapist, a Certified Infant Massage Instructor, and a Baby Yoga Instructor as well. Check out my website listed below for more details.
I look forward to meeting you!
Contact Information & Current Classes/Presentations
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Baby Signing Playtime II
Get ready to get silly! Explore even more ways to include signing in your day to day life with signs for getting dressed, bedtime, favorite animals and family signs. We'll have alot of fun singing, dancing & playing with signs! Please bring your child's favorite stuffed animal or doll from home.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions:
Web Site: www.googooguru.com
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