Category Archives: American Sign Language

Register now for the Little Hands Signing Professional Development Series 2!

  Little Hands Signing Professional Development Storytimes Series 2: Seasons Join us for weekly interactive “annotated storytimes” that teaches basic American Sign Language vocabulary and demonstrate how to use the signs in storytime activities and the early childhood classroom. Each … Continue reading

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New Little Hands Signing Video: Singing and Signing

Sing and sign with your little one for early literacy – and learn the Stinky Diaper Song! Singing and Signing This is the latest entry in my Little Hands Signing video series. See the whole series here and look for … Continue reading

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June Webinars

I’ve got lots of great webinars coming up this summer, some for children’s librarians and educators, and some for writers! Check out the new Groupon deal for my Quillfully Online Workshops for Writers! You can see the full lineup of … Continue reading

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New Little Hands Signing Video: Our Day

Here’s a fun-filled early literacy activity for your home or online classroom or storytime from the Nita’s Day Teacher/Librarian Guide.     Our Day: An Early Literacy Activity for the Classroom Using American Sign Language This is the latest entry … Continue reading

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Register now for Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Webinar

In response to popular demand, we are offering an encore session of this ALA Editions webinar! Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Workshop A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific $60 per person; discounts available for ALA Members and groups … Continue reading

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New Little Hands Signing Video: Bathtime, Bathtime

  Here’s a fun bathtime song to sing and sing after reading Nita’s Day!   Bathtime, Bathtime: A Song to Sign This is the latest entry in my Little Hands Signing video series. See the whole series here and look … Continue reading

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So Many Storytimes!

Little Hands Signing: Feelings Signs ~ Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 10 AM Little ones have BIG feelings, especially these days! Join us for stories, signs, songs, and rhymes celebrating feelings with American Sign Language. This storytime is hosted by the … Continue reading

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Online Programs from Kathy MacMillan

Looking to bring exciting, interactive content to your students or library patrons? I’ve got lots of virtual programming for all ages, available online through Zoom or on the social media platform of your choice! Both live and prerecorded programming is … Continue reading

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NITA’S DAY launches today!

Happy book birthday to my newest book, Nita’s Day: More Signs for Babies and Parents! The second book in the Little Hands Signing series features Nita and her family using American Sign Language all day long! With adorable, bold illustrations by … Continue reading

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Register now for Liven Up Baby and Toddler Storytimes with Sign Language

Liven Up Baby and Toddler Storytimes with Sign Language: A 90-minute webinar Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific Presented by Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S. Signing with young children of any hearing ability fosters bonding, stimulates language development, and … Continue reading

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