Video: Near in Baby Sign Language

Signing: Start with your two hand out in front of your body, with your palms facing your body and your dominant hand a little in front of your non-dominant hand. Bring your dominant hand toward your dominant hand, bringing it nearer.

Near in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Near in Baby Sign Language

Usage: Teach near as a contrast to far. You can move a favorite toy close to baby signing near, then move it further away and say far.

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Flash Card: Click the link to view the Near 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 “Near”

  1. Maura

    Hi! Is there a sign for far?

    ADMIN – Hi Maura,

    To sign far you point your dominant hand index and make it travel in the direction of whatever is far while making a slight curve


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