Baby Sign Language

Teaching your baby sign language enables you to communicate more effectively with your baby. Learn how to teach your baby sign language and you'll be communicating before he can say his first word.

Baby Sign Language Basics

Give baby something to talk about with 20 simple sign language words.

12 Sign Language Words for Baby

Here are the symbols for 12 common words so you can communicate with your baby even before she starts to talk.

Teach Your Baby Sign Language, the Easy Way

Don't speak baby talk? Don't worry. Use these easy tips to teach your baby some simple sign language skills and finally understand what goo-goo gah-gah really means.

Sign Language Animations: 11 Words About Everyday Items

Why teach children sign language? It helps babies learn to communicate before they can talk, and teaches kids to appreciate a language used by some of the deaf community. Start with these easy signs for everyday items.

Baby Sign Language: Starter Signs

Ready to learn baby sign language? Begin with these eight commonly used words.

Q&A: Is This My "Bloody Show"?

Find out what your "bloody show" might look like.

Baby Sign Language: First Foods

What does your baby want for breakfast? Let him tell you with baby sign language!

Baby Sign Language: Daily Routine Signs

At first, start by teaching your baby two to five priority signs, then begin adding more. Special thanks to Melissa van Wijk, Founder of Signing Up (SigningUpLLC).

Baby Sign Language

Want better communication with your baby? Parents TV's Brooke Carlson shows how teaching sign language to your baby may be the answer.

Baby Sign Language: Greeting Signs

Your baby understands before they are able to verbalize, so signing is a great way to interact. Special thanks to Melissa van Wijk, Founder of Signing Up (SigningUpLLC).

Sign Language Animations: 7 Words About Family

Why teach children sign language? It helps babies learn to communicate before they can talk, and teaches kids to appreciate a language used by some of the deaf community. Start with these easy signs for family members.

Sign Language Animations: 9 Outdoor Words

Why teach children sign language? It helps babies learn to communicate before they can talk, and teaches kids to appreciate a language used by some of the deaf community. Start with these easy signs for things found outside.

Baby Sign Language: Basic Routines

What does your baby need? These signs will help your baby express himself.

Baby Sign Language: Family Members

Long before your baby can say mama, he can learn the word in sign langauge.

Sign Language Animations: 6 Food Words

Why teach children sign language? It helps babies learn to communicate before they can talk, and teaches kids to appreciate a language used by some of the deaf community. Start with these easy signs for words about food and eating.

Will Baby Sign Language Keep Her from Talking?

Will it help her language development and communication skills?

Simple Signs to Teach Baby

Introduce your baby to sign language with these 11 symbols for common words.

Baby Sign Language: Key Phrases

Once you get comfortable signing single words, try these common short phrases.

Baby Sign Language: Greetings

Help your baby say hello and goodbye with these greeting signs.

Baby Sign Language: An Introduction

Learn when to start signing with your baby, plus find out the benefits of baby sign language.

Baby Sign Language: Mealtime

Use these signs to figure out what your baby doesand doesn'tlike to eat.

Baby Sign Language: Alphabet

Learn to sign the ABC's, then teach the letters to your baby!

Baby Sign Language: Meal Time Signs

Meal time will no longer be a guessing game with these signs. Special thanks to Melissa van Wijk, Founder of Signing Up (SigningUpLLC).

Baby Sign Language: Family Signs

Teach your baby these signs so he can identify each family member personally. Special thanks to Melissa van Wijk, Founder of Signing Up (SigningUpLLC).

The New Baby Talk

Sign language lets babies communicate long before they can speak -- and may even make them happier and smarter.

Baby Sign Language: Other Helpful Signs

Signing is a perfect way to communicate before they can verbalize what they're thinking. Special thanks to Melissa van Wijk, Founder of Signing Up (SigningUpLLC).