Sofa – Baby Sign

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


How to Sign Sofa

To do the baby sign for sofa, hold your hands in C-shapes next to each other, so your thumbs are touching and your palms are facing the ground. Pull this C-shape apart moving each hand away from the center. Then sign chair: hold your pointer and middle finger out with both of your hands. Your non-dominant hand is in front of you with the back of your hand facing away from you. Your dominant hand’s two fingers sit on your non-dominant hand’s two fingers.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Sofa

To remember the baby sign for sofa, think of sitting on a long sofa.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Sofa

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

Let’s sit on the sofa to nurse. Then sit down.

Your teddy bear is on the sofa. Point to the sofa.

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


Your Baby Signing Sofa

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

He can ask to sit on the sofa with you.

She can understand that you want her to go to the sofa.

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


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