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    Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling P, Q, R

    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. 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.

    P

    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.

    Q

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

    R

    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.

    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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