Baby Sign Language: Hungry

Babies and toddlers often cry to signal hunger. Teach your baby the sign for the word hungry in baby sign language with the following description and video.


Form the signed letter C of the fingerspelling alphabet. Hold the hand in front of the chest with the fingertips pointing up. Lower the hand to the belly.



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

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