To sign cup, take your dominant hand and wrap your fingers round into a 'C' shape, as if you are holding a cup. Take your non-dominant hand and lay it flat, palm facing up, as if it is a table top. Take the dominant hand and place it down on the flat hand.
Imagine you are placing a cup down on a table.
If your baby has their own special cup, associate the sign with the cup. "Jamie, here is your cup."
If you have a cup handy, use the real cup as well as the flash card when teaching your baby the sign. The flash cards are great, but the real cup creates an even more vivid mark in your baby’s mind.
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My baby is using his cup and bottle. Thanks for the information!
muchas gracias es una forma muy sencilla para enseñarle a mi bebe como tomar con el baso
De nada, Lupe!
Very good information for families. Thanks!
Thank you for all the helpful tips on signing. I can now use them with my daughter.
Nunca me imagine que seria algo tan sencillo y practico enseñar a mi bebe a usar su primer vaso gracias 🙂
De nada, Brenda. 🙂
That was a helpful lesson. I’m ready and excited about her trying a cup
Thank you! This is very helpful information. I am learning a lot at this moment. And about the baby cups also.
Thank you very much for providing all this ASL / Baby Sign Language information! I am teaching my daughter the sign for “cup,” as a way of telling me when she is thirsty.
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Going to start using sign language to help my signing become better understood!!!
Very good way of showing baby of understanding the word “cup”. Never thought of using the C-shape and using the other hand as a flat surface to set the cup down on.
I like this idea I will try it with my daughter
Good to know how to sign “cup” and other kitchen- or eating-related signs for our kids.
I like the idea of knowing how to sign to my baby
My baby is good about using her sippy cup through the day!
This was good information to show my child how to communicate with me on when she wants her sippy cup.
very good information on how to get your baby to us a sippy cup