Makaton Signing for Babies hosted by Gymboree Play & Music

Makaton Signing for Babies hosted by Gymboree Play & Music

From 6 months

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Did you know that Mr Tumble uses Makaton? Why not come and learn to sign like Mr Tumble at our new Makaton Signing for Babies sessions.

It’s a great way to learn Makaton with your little ones, developing their early language skills through songs, games and activities – its great fun and educational too!  Gymboree is delighted to be the first commercial partner that The Makaton Charity have partnered with to deliver their Makaton Signing for Babies (MSB)Programme.

Some Gymboree Play & Music locations now offer Makaton Signing for Babies. These courses will be delivered by trained Makaton Instructors who are also Gymboree Play & Music teachers.

Makaton Signing for Babies is for parents, family members or carers who would like to sign with babies and children in their care and have no previous experience of Makaton. These sessions are designed for you and your child to have fun and learn together.

About Makaton and Mr Tumble


Makaton Signing for Babies training is a series of sessions designed to encourage the development of communication and language skills in babies and toddlers. All the sessions are fun and interactive for you and your child. You will learn approximately 100 signs and symbols using songs, games and activities.


6 sessions

Entry criteria

No previous experience of Makaton is necessary.

Study materials

You will receive a Makaton Signing for Babies Pocket Book which has the signs and symbols you have learned during the sessions. You will also be given a certificate of attendance.

Sites offering Makaton Signing for Babies

Gymboree Chiswick

Gymboree Docklands

Gymboree Surbiton