Apple – Baby Sign

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



How to Sign Apple

To do the baby sign for apple, hold your hand in a fist with your pointer finger up but bent in half.  Put the bent part of your finger on your cheek and twist it down twice.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Apple

To remember the baby sign for apple, think of your fist and bent finger as the apple and the apple stem.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Apple

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

Here are your apples. Give your baby a spoonful of applesauce or sliced apples.

Look at the apples in the tree. Point to the apples in the book you are reading.

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


Your Baby Signing Apple

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

She can ask to eat some apples.

He can ask for a shirt or a bag that has an apple on it.

She can ask for her play apple slices for her toy kitchen.

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

If you catch your cutie signing apple, post a video to Instagram with #babysignlanguage and tag @notanexactscience. We’d love to feature you on Instagram and/or share your video on our website to inspire other moms, dads, and caregivers! If your account is private, be sure to comment on our latest post, so we can follow you back and see it!

Please share your successes or questions in the comments below. Your stories and questions are so valuable to other parents learning, so thank you for sharing!


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