Baby Sign Language: Afraid

Teach your baby the sign for the word afraid in baby sign language with the following description and video.


Form both hands into open hands. Hold the hands in front of the torso with the fingers apart, the fingertips facing the opposite directions, and the palms facing the body. Move the hands back and forth. The face should express fear.



Acredolo, Linda & Susan Goodwyn. 2009. Baby signs: How to talk with your baby before your baby can talk, 3rd edn. New York: McGraw Hill.

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