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    Baby Sign Language: Red, Orange, and Yellow

    Baby Sign Language: Red, Orange, and Yellow

    Babies love to learn about colors. Teach your baby the signs for the words red, orange, and yellow in baby sign language 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.

    Red

    Form the hand into a fist with the index finger pointing up. Rub the fingertip from the top of the lips to the chin.

    Orange

    Form the signed letter O in front of the mouth. Close the O into a fist.

    Yellow

    Form the signed letter Y in front of the shoulder. Rotate the wrist twice.

    References

    Acredolo, Linda & Susan Goodwyn. 2009. Baby signs: How to talk with your baby before your baby can talk, 3rd edn. New York: McGraw Hill.
    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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