How can you communicate with your little one before they can talk? Through baby sign language!

Watch this video to learn more than 10 simple signs that you can teach your baby. By using simple signs and practicing signing often, you will be able to communicate with baby before they even say their first word.

Read more about baby sign language in our blog post, How Can I Practice Baby Sign Language?

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This video is a part of our Parents’ Guide series. View the entire series for quick videos, packed full of development info and tips.

Read along with the video below!

Baby signing “Hello”

Ever wish you knew what baby was saying?

Baby signing “More”

Baby sign language express wants and emotions.

Baby signing “Sit”

Teach baby your own signs/gestures so they understand you too!

Baby signing “Give”

Here are just a few examples (Watch video to see signs for more, milk, eat, all done, please, help, thank you).

Baby signing “Up”

Use simple signs, focus on 3 at a time.

Baby signing “Goodbye”

Practice signing often, the more you sign the more likely baby will sign back.

Baby signing “Cookie, please”

Be sure to always use the same motion for each sign.

Baby signing “Thank you”

Soon they’ll be able to tell you what they want!