Video: Bell in Baby Sign Language

Signing: Bell in ASL looks like you are striking a bell with a mallet and then the mallet is recoiling back after the strike. You take your non-dominant  hand open and stand your whole forearm up as if to make the wall of a bell. Then you take your dominant hand in a first, with thumb and index finger both pointing down. The dominant hand strikes the non-dominant hand, then goes back vibrating.

Bell in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Bell in Baby Sign Language

Usage: A bell makes a good introductory musical instrument. Babies love shaking a bell and learning how their action can create a sound. Highly motivated objects like bell, make great early signs because baby’s fascination with the object make them want to learn the sign.

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

Related Signs:

Guitar, Drum, Piano.

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