Baby Sign Language – Our top 5 signs

Start learning baby sign language today with our top 5 starter signs!

Your little one is busting to share things with you and to be included in everyday family life. It can be really frustrating for them when they just can’t get the words out, but from about 5 months old they can start to use their hands more meaningfully, so learning baby sign language together can give them a way to communicate with you and help them feel included and calmer.

Learning just a few baby signs with your little one can really help develop their language skills and boost their confidence as you are giving them a way to be ‘heard’ long before they can speak. It can also make your life a bit easier when they can sign to you to say I want milk, or food or even a nap! Repeat repeat repeat and watch as your little one will start to copy and sign back!

Please don’t worry, learning baby sign language will not stop your little one from talking, read our recent blog to find our why.

Let me know how you get on!

Kathryn x

Sign for Milk

Sign for More

Sign for Mummy

Sign for Daddy

Sign for Drink

* Please note we are using British Sign Language

Little Hands Baby Sign classes run in Brentford on Tuesdays mornings and Hanwell on Thursday mornings from September 2018. Find out more about the classes here.

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