Archive for the ‘Sign of the Week’ Category

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign-of-the-Week- TELEPHONE!

Friday, March 30th, 2012

The Sign-of-the-Week is TELEPHONE!

Your baby is always trying to get his hands on your phone, making TELEPHONE a great Motivating Sign to use with your baby!

Motivating Signs are signs for things your baby really wants to tell you about or ask for, but can’t communicate any other way!

Use Motivating Signs to get the quickest start to communication. Once baby realizes he can communicate with his hands, he’ll want to know the signs for everything!

 

BSB Sign-of-the-Week “RAIN”

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Baby Sign Basics Weekly Sign “RAIN”

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign-of-the-Week is “RAIN”

To sign RAIN, move your open “5” hands down in two motions. You can also use the wiggling fingers version, a la’ Itsy Bitsy Spider.

Open a window into your baby’s mind and personality with Baby Sign Language Basics books, classes, and online learning series! Learn more at www.babysignlanguagebasics.com

 

Baby Sign Basics Weekly Sign “CATCH”

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week is “CATCH”

To sign CATCH, as in “catching a ball”,  simply go through the motions of catching a ball.
Open up communication with your baby with the Baby Sign Language Basics books, classes, and online learning series! Learn more at www.babysignlanguagebasics.com

Baby Sign Language Sign for CATCH part 1Baby Sign Language Sign for CATCH part 2

 

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week “CANDLE

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

To sign CANDLE, one index finger touches the wrist of the opposite hand. Wiggle fingers to represent candle’s flame.

I can’t believe it’s been 11 years since I put the first candle on my  daughter’s first birthday cake. Happy 12th birthday Sirena, and happy birthday Baby Sign Language Basics!

Enjoy every moment, because before you know it, your little baby will be all grown up.

 

 

Sirena signs BIRD to Nanna 3-1-01

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week- HUG

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

The Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week is “HUG”

The crossed wrists are hugged to the chest.

Baby Sign Language Basics author, Monta Z. Briant signs HUG

 

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week- KISS

Monday, February 20th, 2012

The Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week is “KISS”

The flattened “O” hand takes a kiss from the mouth, or near the mouth, and places it on the cheek.

Baby Sign Language Basics author, Monta Z. Briant, signs KISS

 

 

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week- PINK

Monday, February 13th, 2012

The Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week is “PINK”

Middle finger of “P” hand moves down from lips, indicating pink lips


Baby Sign Language Basics author, Monta Z. Briant, signs PINK

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week- RED

Monday, February 6th, 2012

The Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week is “RED”

Index finger moves down from lips indicating red lips.


Baby Sign Language Basics author, Monta Z. Briant signs RED

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week “I Love You”

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week
I Love You Signs
Have a happy February!

Combine signs for “I”, “Love”, and “You”. Also see single shorthand “I Love You” sign below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baby Sign Language Basics Sign of the Week- SANTA CLAUS

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

ASL Sign for SANTA CLAUS, Baby Sign Language Basics author, Monta Z. Briant Baby Sign Language Basics sign of the week- SANTA CLAUS

Outline Santa’s big fluffy beard with your open 5- hands, twice.

Use this sign with books, songs, and while visiting Santa at the mall!