Using Makaton with Singing Workshop
About this course
Makaton with Singing is a half-day workshop with four practical sessions. You will learn up to 100 signs and have fun practising them in songs adapted for different ability levels. The workshop is designed for people without prior knowledge or experience of using Makaton.
Research has shown that singing and signing are beneficial for enhancing vocalisation, confidence, social skills, emotional development and wellbeing.
The workshop includes:
- What is Makaton?
- How to use signs while singing
- Learn how to support choices using symbols and signs
- Understand how to adapt to suit different abilities
This resource is essential for this training
The Participant Manual is an soft back spiral bound book that is posted to you in an A4 padded envelope. In addition to the line drawings of the signs, and all of the symbols you are taught on the course, the manual contains practice exercises, notes to complement the information sessions included on the course, and lots of ideas about ways you can maintain and develop your Makaton skills.
Using Makaton With Singing Participant Manual
The Participant Manual is included in the course fee.
Who this course is suitable for
Using Makaton with Singing is provided as a half-day workshop for early years practitioners, parents, teachers, classroom assistants, and community musicians working with young children.
This course can be delivered live using Zoom or Face-to-Face.
Course Beetle is an approved supplier for NHS Trusts, Local Authorities and Schools.
“The training was informal and included everyone. It felt very relaxed and everyone was able to ask any questions. It was really helpful getting singing and signing extra tips. The props were fab! It was really helpful to practice the signs more than once.”