Hot – Baby Sign

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



How to Sign Hot

To do the baby sign for hot, hold your hand in a “C” shape over your mouth. Turn your hand away from your mouth.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Hot

To remember the baby sign for hot, think of pulling something hot out of your mouth.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Hot

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

Careful! The ground is hot. Gesture not to touch the ground and make a big deal about it being hot.

Oh, no! That was hot! Safely show your baby what he touched was hot.

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


Your Baby Signing Hot

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

Your baby can let you know that the bath water is too hot.

Your baby can understand better if you say that the food is hot.

Your baby can tell you that she is too hot in her bed or car seat.

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

If you catch your cutie signing hot, 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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