Clean Up – Baby Sign

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



How to Sign Clean Up

To do the baby sign for clean up, put your non-dominant hand out flat. Take your dominant hand and brush forward twice on your non-dominant hand’s palm.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Clean Up

To remember the baby sign for clean up, think of wiping something off of a table to clean it up.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Clean Up

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

It’s time to clean up your toys. Help your baby clean up.

Do you want to help me clean the table? Clean the table with your baby.

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


Your Baby Signing Clean Up

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

She can better understand when it is time to clean up and what to do.

He can tell you when he wants to clean up.

She can ask for your help in cleaning up.

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

If you catch your cutie signing clean up, 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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