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    Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling Y and Z

    Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling Y and Z

    Learning the sign language alphabet is a great tactile tool for teaching your child the A-B-Cs. Teach your baby the signs for the letters y and z 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.

    Y

    Fold the index, middle, and ring fingers onto the palm. Hold the pinky and thumb straight out.

    Z

    Draw the letter Z with the index finger.

    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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