This week, let’s learn family words.
Father. (Touch your thumb to your forehead with all your fingers pointing straight up.)
Mother. (Same sign, but thumb touches chin instead of forehead.)
(All ASL signs for boys and men are made near the upper part of the face. The signs for girls and women are made near the lower half of the face.)
Don’t use the illustrations at the previous link for the next two signs—I’ve never seen them done that way anywhere else, so perhaps that’s a regionalism. Use these instead:
Baby is just what you might expect—put your arms together like you’re rocking a baby.