Video: Cousin in Baby Sign Language

Signing: The cousin sign is made by making your hand into a C-shape. Place the C-hand by the side of your head and twist it back and fourth.
In ASL proper, there are different cousin signs for male and female cousins. In Baby Sign Language, we try and keep it simple and just use this one sign.

Cousin in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Cousin in Baby Sign Language

Usage: Starting with a favorite cousin (whether a real cousin, or an honorary cousin) have them make the sign whenever they are around the baby. Your baby will soon learn to associate them with the sign for cousin. As your baby grows familiar, start to use the sign with more cousins.

Cousin Flash Card Thumbnail

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

Related Signs:
Aunt, Sister, Friend

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