Video: Toothbrush in Baby Sign Language

Signing: The toothbrush sign looks like you are brushing your teeth with your finger. To sign toothbrush, extend your index finger and rub it back and forth in front of your teeth.

Toothbrush in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Toothbrush in Baby Sign Language

Usage: Making the sign for toothbrush before you brush prepares your baby for the activity and seems to reduce fussiness.

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

Related Signs:

Toothpaste, Soap, Wash.

16 Responses to “Toothbrush”

  1. Andreina

    Que buena información, a mi niño le enseñan lenguaje en señas en su colegio, con esto puedo reforzarlo

  2. Gloria Holliday

    My son always ask for his toothbrush and says Mommy put the stuff on it I wet the toothbrush then I give it to him he brushes

  3. Diomaris

    My Baby Girl Loves Brushing Teeth Time But All She Wants To Do Is Suck On The Brush… She Likes Sucking The Water/Toothpaste I Guess…

  4. Sylvia

    I’m glad this was on here, I am working with a speech specialist with child and we are having to use sign language with child so this helped.

  5. Amber

    My baby is 1years old and some weeks and he loves brushing his teeth morning and at night

  6. April Denson

    My baby love to brush her teeth. She like to grab the brush and do it herself!

  7. judy Bias

    This was very helpful it showed me and my grandkids the meaning of healthy teeth

  8. trishenna

    my child loves brushing but without toothpaste what do I do

    ADMIN – Hi Trish,

    Try different flavor toothpaste.

  9. Gilmene

    My kids love asking me for the brush to brush their teeth but as soon as the toothpaste finish the want me to put more

  10. Dianne Lee

    My child ask to brush his teeth in morning but I still taught him the sign language

  11. Britney

    We’re still slowly getting into a daily routine with brushing my baby’s teeth

  12. karina

    my baby is only 8 months old I bought her a teething brush also helps for her to keep clean gums

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