Bath – Baby Sign

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



How to Sign Bath

To do the baby sign for bath, hold your hands in fists with your thumbs resting on top.  Start with your fists on your chest and move your fists up and out only a couple inches. Do this movement twice.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Bath

To remember the baby sign for bath, think of rubbing soap on your body, like you would do in the bath.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Bath

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

It’s time to take a bath. Do this right before you put your baby in the bath.

Look, your bath is ready. Show your baby the bath.

There are three ducks floating in the bath. Point to the bath in the book.

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


Your Baby Signing Bath

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

She can more easily transition to bath time and know what to expect.

He can ask to take a bath.

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

If you catch your cutie signing bath, 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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