Brush Teeth – Baby Sign

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



How to Sign Brush Teeth

To do the baby sign for brush teeth, show your teeth while you move your pointer finger twice across your teeth. Your finger doesn’t need to touch your teeth.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Brush Teeth

To remember the baby sign for brush teeth, think of miming brushing your teeth.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Brush Teeth

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

It’s time to brush your teeth. Start brushing your baby’s teeth.

Do you want to brush your own teeth? If safe, let your baby brush his or her own teeth.

Mommy is brushing her teeth now. Show your baby how you are brushing your teeth.

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


Your Baby Signing Brush Teeth

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

Your baby can ask to brush teeth.

Your baby can better transition to teeth brushing time and know what to expect.

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

If you catch your cutie signing brush teeth, 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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