Boogers – Baby Sign

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



How to Sign Boogers

To do the baby sign for boogers, hold four of your fingers out and with your pointer finger starting at your nose and your pinky finger near your chin, flick your hand down twice.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Boogers

To remember the baby sign for boogers, think of boogers flooding out of your baby’s nose.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Boogers

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

Oh, baby! You’ve got boogers going into your mouth. Help your baby get rid of her boogers.

Look at all of your boogers you blew out. Show your baby the boogers before throwing them away. They might think it is way cool or way gross.

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


Your Baby Signing Boogers

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

She can let you know that she has boogers in her nose.

He can better understand that you don’t want him to wipe boogers on his shirt.

She can do you a solid and let you know if there is a booger hanging out of your nose.

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

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