Baby Sign Language: Cookie

Cookie can be a fun and tasty treat for a young child every now and again. Teach your baby the sign for the word cookie in baby sign language with the following description and video.


Hold one hand in front of the chest with the palm facing up. Form a claw with the other hand. Use the claw to mimic cutting a cookie out of dough with a cookie cutter.



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

Heather Johnson

Heather Johnson is a mother, wife, writer, librarian, and linguist. She earned a BA in English studies with a minor in creative writing from Illinois State University in May 2007, an MS in library and information science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2009, and an MS in English studies with an emphasis in linguistics at Illinois State University in December 2011.

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