Video: On in Baby Sign Language

Signing: To sign on, start with your weak hand horizontal and your strong hand at a right angle. Lower the strong hand so that it becomes flat on top of the weak hand.

It is like you have a switch and are lowering it onto the on position.

On in Baby Sign Language
Figure: On in Baby Sign Language

Usage: Use the on and off signs together to make a game out of it. Get a toy that lights up or plays a song. Switch it on and do the on sign. Switch if off and do the off sign.

On Flash Card Thumbnail

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

Related Signs:

Off, Light, Radio.

One Response to “On”

  1. Dustin

    Would this be used for “on top of,” such as a toy ON a shelf?

    ADMIN – Hi Dustin,

    Yes, I have used it in that context


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