Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling M, N, O

The sign language alphabet is a great tool for teaching your baby the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs for the letters m, n, and o in baby sign language fingerspelling with the following descriptions and videos.

M

Tuck the pinky under the thumb. Fold the other three fingers over the thumb.

 

N

Tuck the pinky and ring fingers under the thumb. Fold the other two fingers over the thumb.

 

O

Form an open circle with the fingers and thumb. Note that the sign for zero (0) is identical to the fingerspelling sign for the letter O.

 

References

Porpora, Tracey. 2011. The complete guide to baby sign language: 101 trips and tricks every parent needs to know. Ocala, FL: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.

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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