Rain – Baby Sign

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



How to Sign Rain

To do the baby sign for rain, hold your hands up above your shoulders with your palms out and bring them down.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Rain

To remember the baby sign for rain, think of rain falling down.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Rain

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

Look sweetheart! It’s raining outside. – Look at the rain through the window.

Yay! It’s raining. – Gesture to the rain falling on you.

It’s raining on the dog. – Point to the rain in the book.

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


Your Baby Signing Rain

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

She can talk about the weather.

He can ask to play in the rain.

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

If you catch your cutie signing rain, 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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