Hear / Listen

Video: Hear in Baby Sign Language

Signing: Point at your ear with your index finger. Alternatively, you can cup your hand to your ear as if you are straining to hear.

Hear in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Hear in Baby Sign Language

Usage: Use the sign for hear to alert your baby that she should listen out for something interesting. “Do you hear that sound? I think that tweeting is a bird.”

Hear Flash Card Thumbnail

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

Related Signs:

Music, Piano, Guitar.

4 Responses to “Hear / Listen”

  1. Laine Hixson

    Can you add the signs for all/total and obey? Thank you!

    ADMIN – Hi Laine,

    I have added your request for custom signs to our list but it may be a little while before we are able to create the cards.

  2. Veronica

    Hi, how would I sign “loud”?

    ADMIN – Hi Veronica

    To do the sign for “loud” you point to your ear and then shake your fists back and forth.

  3. Sara


    Um, ummm…what’s the sign for “hearing aid”? Thanks! :-)

    ADMIN – Hi Sara,

    Hearing aid is a c moving forward on top of ear as if putting on a hearing aid.

  4. Nadine

    What about “here” as in location
    Or come here?

    ADMIN – Hi Nadine,

    To sign here simply point to your feet with the index of your dominant hand.

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