Donkey – Baby Sign

Learn It

To do the baby sign for donkey, have your thumb on the side of your head with all of your fingers sticking up. Close your fingers down to your palm twice.

Remember It

This sign looks like a big donkey ear.

Teach It

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

Here’s your toy donkey. – Hand your baby his toy.

Pinocchio is turning into a donkey! – Point to Pinocchio in the book.

Look at that donkey. – Point to the donkey on the farm or at the petting zoo.

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

Use It

Here are a couple ways to use the baby sign for donkey.


  • She can ask for her toy donkey.
  • He can tell you that he wants to read his donkey book.
  • She can talk about her favorite animal.
  • He can ask to wear his donkey shirt.


When else does your baby sign donkey? Share your ideas with everyone below!