Video: Sit in Baby Sign Language

Signing: Sit in baby sign language looks like a person sitting on a ledge. Start by holding your weak hand horizontally, with index and middle finger extended to make the ledge. Take your strong hand with index finger and middle finger extended into a hook to make the person’s legs, and sit them on the ledge.

Sit in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Sit in Baby Sign Language

Usage: Sit is a good sign for older toddlers that are ready to learn more control. Sit, is a good way to calm down their state. You can take a child from running around to sitting using the sign, and that will help them mentally transition to another activity like eating or drawing.

Sit Flash Card Thumbnail

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

Related Signs:

Chair, Run, Jump

2 Responses to “Sit”

  1. Shelly

    Just found out my grandson is hard of hearing he is two

    ADMIN – Hi Shelly,

    In addition to working with a speech therapist we encourage you to give hime a flashcard set and use it to learn signs as well as an opportunity for him to communicate through pointing.


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