These beginner sign language lessons are great for parents, caregivers and teachers with babies and young children. This episode explains why it's important to teach all babies sign language and how to do it with lots of great tips, tricks and advice. It also includes chapters on basic baby signs to help you communicate with your baby; signs for animals and food; and signs for young children that include simple phrases, vocabulary and more. The learning chapters are in ASL and have voice over audio in English (which you are free to mute if not needed) and open captions to make it accessible and easy to follow.
Teacher Study Guide (PDF)
001 - Episode 1 - Teaching Babies and Baby Signs (all chapters below in one clip) 33:55
002 Why Teach Babies Sign Language? (OC, VO) - 6:06
003 How to Teach Babies Sign Language (OC, VO) - 5:38
004 Basic Baby Signs (OC) - 8:37
005 Animals and Food Signs (OC) - 4:43
006 Signs for Young Children (OC)- 8:51
OC - Open Captioned - English captions are on the picture
VO - Voice Over in English (you can mute your device if you wish for no sound)
Numbers denote TRT (Total Running Time)
Note: You can choose to download the episode (all chapters in one long clip) or each individual chapter separately. The complete episode includes all the same content from the shorter chapters but it is one timeline back-to-back as an additional download/viewing option.
Episode 1: Teaching Babies and Baby Signs (34 minutes)
- Episode 1: Teaching Babies and Baby Signs (34 minutes)