Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling P, Q, R

Learning the sign language alphabet while learning the A-B-Cs is a great educational tool.Teach your baby the signs for the letters p, q, and r in baby sign language fingerspelling with the following descriptions and videos.


Hold the index and middle fingers straight down. Put the thumb between the index and middle fingers. Rest the other two fingers on the palm.



Hold the thumb and index finger parallel and apart. Point the thumb and index finger down. Rest the other three fingers on the palm.



Cross the middle finger over the index finger. Point the index and middle fingers straight up. Rest the other fingers and thumb on the palm.



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 is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, daughter, son, dogs, and cat. She writes The Parenting Patch, which is a parenting blog, information, and news plus reviews, recipes, crafts, homeschooling, and more.

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