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Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling D, E, F

Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling D, E, F

Children love learning the sign language alphabet while learning the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs for the letters d, e, and f in baby sign language fingerspelling with the following descriptions and videos. Use your dominant hand to form the signs.

Baby sign language, baby sign, or baby signing is used by hearing parents with pre-verbal hearing children to improve communication. My baby signs are based on ASL (American Sign Language) signs. Baby signing is distinct from sign language.


Hold the index finger straight up. Rest the other three fingers on the thumb.



Form the hand into a fist. Rest the thumb under the fingertips.



Rest the index finger on the thumb. Hold the other three fingers straight up.


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.

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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