Baby Sign Language: Family

Family members are the first people that most babies get to know. Teach your baby the sign for the word family in baby sign language with the following description and video.


Form the letter F of the sign language alphabet with both hands. Hold the hands in front of the chest with the thumbs and index fingers together. Rotate the hands out in a half circle.



Beyer, Monica. 2006. Baby talk: A guide to using basic sign language to communicate with your baby. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin.

Heather Johnson

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