Don’t

Video: Don’t in Baby Sign Language

Signing: To sign don’t shake your hand communicating a negative and move your arms across your body starting with a cross and opening your arms up.

Don't in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Don’t in Baby Sign Language

Usage: We use don’t to convey concepts as “don’t run” or “don’t touch” .

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Flash Card: Click the link to view the Don’t Baby Sign Language Flash Card. The flash cards are printable and available in both U.S. Letter and A4 sizes.

Related Signs: Don’t Want, Don’t Like, Don’t Hit

One Response to “Don’t”

  1. Sydnee

    What sign would you use to convey “danger”? For example, my daughter has started to open cabinets and touch the oven (not while on, but she wouldn’t know the difference if it was on). She has also started to pull at cords and what not. I don’t want her to hurt herself or something to fall on her. How would you convey that something is unsafe?

    ADMIN – Hi Sydnee,

    Early on we simply used no and don’t as our little ones got older we actually introduced the sign for danger.

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