Ant – Baby Sign

Watch this baby sign video to see the ASL sign for ant, plus learn how to teach your baby to sign ant in Baby Sign Language.


How to Sign Ant

To do the baby sign for ant, hold your dominant hand in a claw shape with your non dominant hand in a fist on top. Move your hands forward while wiggling your fingers.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Ant

To remember the baby sign for ant, think of a little ant walking with a crumb on its back.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Ant

To teach your baby to sign ant, always do the sign while verbally saying the word in a sentence.

The ants went marching two by two. Hurray! Hoorah! Make little ants as you sing the song.

Look, there are some ants walking by! Point to the ants on the sidewalk.

The ants are trying to get away from the grasshoppers. Point to the ants in the book.

Try to be consistent, so your baby will make the association between the sign and ant. By using the sign in a sentence, your baby is also exposed to verbal language and more vocabulary. Awesome!


Your Baby Signing Ant

Here are a couple ways your baby can use the baby sign for ant.

Your baby can identify an ant, which is helpful if ants bite where you live. You can accompany this with the sign bite.

Your baby can ask to sing the ant song with you.

Your baby can ask to go look for ants with you.

Your baby can even let you know that there is an ant invasion in your kitchen. Good luck!

When else does your baby sign ant? Share with everyone in the comments below!


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