Baby Signing - How to Sign the Word Scared/Afraid

Imagine one night that your infant or toddler is crying and crying. You offer a bottle, a pacifier, frustratingly pace back and forth in the halls with him, basically trying to figure out what is wrong.

Now imagine walking into (crying) Baby’s room, asking him what’s wrong, and he immediately signs ‘scared’. It could be a shadow coming from the window, a toy that looks odd in the dark, maybe his nightlight went out, etc. But now you know!

baby sign language scared

baby sign all scared afraid

Slideshow image - sign for scared/afraid

Apple | Ball | Bath | Dog | Drink | Eat | Father | Finish | Full | Help | Hungry | I love you | Milk | More | Mother | Pain/Hurt | Please | Scared/Afraid | Stop | Telephone | Thank you | Water

Return from the "Sign for Scared or Afraid" to the "Baby Sign Glossary."

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