Dog – Baby Sign

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



How to Sign Dog

To do the baby sign for dog, pat the side of your thigh twice with your hand.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Dog

To remember the baby sign for dog, think of calling a dog over.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Dog

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

Look at that dog! Point to the dog.

Do you want to read your book about dogs? Show your baby the dog on the book.

Here is your little doggy. Hand your baby his toy that is a dog.

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


Your Baby Signing Dog

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

She can ask to play with the dog.

He can tell you that he hears a dog.

She can ask for a toy dog.

He can ask to read a book about dogs

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

If you catch your cutie signing dog, 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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