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Birthday

Birthday has many variants in ASL. For purposes of Baby Sign Language, we choose one of the easiest and most common variants. You take your dominant hand, with fingers open and middle finger extended forward. Touch your middle finger first to your chin and then to your chest.

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First and second birthdays are a big deal for parents, but babies don't always understand the significance. You can help babies prepare for the event by going through picture books about birthdays and learn about games, and cake, and candles, so they are ready when the big day comes.

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This is an advanced sign best used once your toddler begins gaining an appreciation for birthday parties.

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2 Responses to “Birthday”

  1. Ashley

    This will come in handy thank you my best friend will be surprised when I show her how much I learned American Sign Language…

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  2. Sara

    Hi!

    Ummm…how do you sign the word “birth” by itself?
    and can you please add the word in video?

    Thank you! 🙂

    ADMIN – Hi Sara,
    You hold the palm of your hand near your stomach The left hand is coving the right hand. The right slips downward and outward representing the motion of a baby out of a womb.

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