Video: Hug in Baby Sign Language

Signing: The hug sign is made by making each hand into a fist and crossing your arms over one another.
This sign looks like you are giving yourself a big hug.

Hug in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Hug in Baby Sign Language

Usage: Being able to get a hug whenever they need one is very comforting to your baby. Make the hug sign before you give your baby a hug and reward her with a hug any time she makes the sign. This will quickly become a favorite sign for babies and parents alike.

Hug Flash Card Thumbnail

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

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One Response to “Hug”

  1. Jamie

    The video states that your hands should be open, but the text and picture state and show the hands in a fist. Is one way more proper, or is it the equivalent of a spoken accent?

    ADMIN – Hi Jamie,

    Both signs are correct. I start open-handed simply because it is easier on younger babies.

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