Jesus – Baby Sign

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



How to Sign Jesus

To do the baby sign for Jesus, hold your hands out in front of you with your palms facing each other and your fingers spread. With your middle finger, tap the palm of the opposing hand. Then do this again with the pointer finger on your other hand.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Jesus

To remember the baby sign for Jesus, think of the nails that were driven into Jesus’ hands when he was crucified.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Jesus

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

Look, here is a picture of Jesus. Point to a picture of Jesus.

It’s time to read a story about Jesus. Read a story about Jesus.

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


Your Baby Signing Jesus

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

Your baby can tell you when she sees Jesus.

Your baby can ask to hear a story about Jesus.

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

If you catch your cutie signing Jesus, 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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