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Teach Your Child Baby Sign Language

Use this sign language dictionary to teach your baby simple sign language


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Pear in Sign Language

Learn how to sign pear. It can be part of a healthy diet of fruits and veggies!

1. Bring one hand up about chest height, palm up and all fingertips pressed together. This is the pear.
2. Take your other hand and cover the first hand. Draw the second hand up and to the fingertips of the first hand.
3. This sign shows the shape of a pear. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips:

  • Find some toy fruit, including a pear. Play a matching game with your child where you sign the fruit and your child picks out the one you’ve indicated. Then switch roles.
  • Basic sign language for babies often starts with food. Learn the sign for pear and a few other fruits and vegetables that you offer frequently. Each time you offer it to your child, reinforce with the sign.

Pear. One hand makes the shape of a pear. The other hand slides over the pear. Pear.

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