Video: Give in Sign Language

Signing: Give (I’m giving to you) is signed by taking your holding your thumb to to your fingers on your dominant hand, and moving your hand away from your body. The motion looks like you are giving the listener something.

By changing the direction of the motion you can indicate give to me, or he is giving to her.

Give in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Give in Baby Sign Language

Usage: You can make a game of giving an item back and forth, signing along with give. This starts to get baby used to the idea of giving and receiving something. It will also start to get them comfortable with the idea of sharing, that they can give someone else an item and not permanently lose it.

Give Flash Card Thumbnail

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

Related Signs:

Gift, More, Thank You.

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