To make the baby sign for coat, take both hands and make them into fists with your thumbs sticking up - or the 'A' letter sign in ASL. Move your two fists up and down in front of the chest, as if to adjust both lapels of your coat.
Make the baby sign for coat when you and your baby are set to go out into a chilly autumn or winter night and are putting on coats.
Teaching your baby the signs for items of clothing seems to be a great way to reduce fuss when you are putting on various clothes. Teaching your baby with the flash card first seems to be easier and helps them get used to the idea.
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