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    Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling M, N, O

    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.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.

    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.

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