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Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling S, T, U

Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling S, T, U

\Young children will enjoy learning the sign language alphabet while learning the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs for the letters s, t, and u 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.

S

Form a fist with the thumb resting over the index finger.

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T

Form a first with the thumb sticking up between the index and middle fingers.

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U

Hold the index and middle fingers together and pointing 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.

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.

Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling P, Q, R

Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling P, Q, R

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