Be Careful

Video: Be Careful in Baby Sign Language

Signing: Be careful in ASL, starts with both hands as a fist with your index finger extended and your middle finger extended at 90 degrees to your palm. Take your dominant hand and tap it on top of your weak hand to make the sign.

Be Careful in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Be Careful in Baby Sign Language

Usage: Be careful is a useful admonition to older toddlers to exercise some caution. This is also a good sign to keep in your repertoire as they get older. Being able to subtly caution a five year old is particularly useful when you have company and don’t want to embarrass them in front of their friends by saying the words be careful out loud.

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

Related Signs: Excuse Me, Please, Thank You

One Response to “Be Careful”

  1. Judy Roar

    this has been a great help. I am new at sign language and it has taught me many new things. Thank you very much!!

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