Lámh Signs For Days Of The Week

Sign Of The Week: Lámh Signs For Days Of The Week

Sign Of The Week: Lámh Signs For Days Of The Week

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Hi there,

Welcome to Sing & Sign.

Children can begin to associate activities that happen on different days. For example, on Mondays, they go back to school, on Fridays, there is no homework, and on Wednesdays, they do P.E. in school.

Even if they haven’t fully grasped the concept of time, they learn to associate different days with different activities.

In this video, I show you the signs for the days of the week and you can also sing along to the song “Days Of The Week” too.

Luckily the days of the week are the same for Lámh and Irish Sign Language, so this song can also help teachers who are working with deaf students using ISL.

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Hi there,

Welcome to the sign of the week.

This is a sign you can use every day during circle time or assembly.

Once children are 3-4 years of age, most preschool teachers introduce the days of the week. At that age, most preschoolers don’t fully understand the concept of time, but it’s ok to start talking about the days of the week and what day is today during circle time.

Children with developmental delays or autism may need more time to learn this, but of course, they can still join their peers singing the song “days of the week” every morning, although fully grasping the concept of time can take time to learn.

Children can begin to associate activities that happen on different days. For example, on Mondays, they go back to school, on Fridays, there is no homework, and on Wednesdays, they do P.E. in school. Even if they haven’t fully grasped the concept of time, they learn to associate different days with different activities.

You can also use visuals or signs when you recite the days of the week, which can help non-speaking children participate in this activity.

I have recorded a video of the song “Days Of The Week” with Lámh signs. Luckily the days of the week are the same for Lámh and Irish Sign Language, so this song can also help teachers who are working with deaf students using ISL.

You can watch that video here.

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Today you will learn the sign for SUMMER. I know, I know, it’s quite chilly outside for May. But we are officially in the sunny season, so let’s get ready to enjoy the outdoors as soon as the sun comes out…

read more

Subscribe to my newsletter and learn a new sign every week, read one of my articles or watch my video blogs where I answer questions I receive from primary school teachers, special needs assistants, and early years educators of children with autism.

All Lámh signs used on this website are with reference to the official Lámh website. 

You can find more information, advice, courses, training, resources and research etc on the official Lámh website.

www.lamh.org