Your non-dominant hand makes a "plate" by placing it in front of you with your palm up flat. Your dominant hand picks up small bites to eat by using index and thumb above your non-dominant hand and bringing the fingers close to your mouth, as if taking a small bite of something.
Snack is a favorite sign for toddlers who need a meal between meals to remain calm and satisfied. Keep healthy snacks handy and let your baby know that food is available should they become hungry.
Meals between meals reduce the likelihood of a grumpy baby. The sign for snack empowers our kids to communicate the immediate need for sustenance.