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Video: Child in Baby Sign Language

Signing: Child is signed by taking your dominant hand with palm facing down and bobbing your hand up and down in front of your body. The sign looks like you are patting a child on the head.

Children looks like you are patting several children on the head. You take both hands out in front of you with palms facing down and bob the hands up and down in front of your body.

Child in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Child in Baby Sign Language

Usage: Classification signs like child, baby, and adult are best taught at the same time, because the contrast between the signs helps to illuminate the meaning for baby.

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Flash Card: Click the link to view the Child Baby Sign Language Flash Card. The flash cards are printable and available in both U.S. Letter and A4 sizes.

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