Friends Sign

Animated Video of Sign Language Movement for Friends Take both of your hands and make them into a fist then take your two pointer fingers and lock them together and alternate hands

Suggestions

You can play with your friends and go places together

Other Signs

Baby : Describe a baby.
Bath : While telling child that it is bathtime; While child is in the bathtub.
Beautiful : In describing a beautiful picture the child draws; Telling your little girl she is beautiful in her new dress.
Boy : When child begins to discriminate gender.
Brother : Use this sign when referring to brother. This sign may strengthen the bond between siblings because the older child may want to teach this sign to the younger child.
Children : When child sees a group of children at playground, schoolbus, etc.
Cute : When introducing discriptions of people and things. ex. "That chick is so cute!"
Daddy : Use when refering to father. May find it fun to use this sign to get child excited by saying, "I hear Daddy! Daddy is home!"
Dirty : When introducing discriptions and opposites. When child begins to learn to clean his/her room. While doing the dishes, describe what you are doing to the child while signing. "See the dirty dish. Mommy is going to clean it. All clean!"
Family : When introducing relationships to child.
Father : While refering to daddy; When telling child that "Daddy is home!" While playing Hide-and-Seek you may pair the signs "where" and "father" while asking "Where is Daddy?"
Finished : During mealtime, use sign to ask child if they are finished eating. During bathtime, use to ask child if they are ready to get out of tub. Same as "All Done."
Fire : When introducing safety to child.
Friend : When introducing relationships to the child.
Friends : You can play with your friends and go places together
Friends : You can play with your friends and go places together
Gift : You can tell them that they are getting a gift or they can tell you.
Girl : When child discrimates gender.
Go : To tell the child to go or to do the sign when you are in the car and the light turns green
Goodbye : This is one of the earliest signs that a non-signing child masters, however this is not the extent of their capabilities. Use this sign when entering or leaving an area while saying "hi" or "bye".
Grandfather : When referring to a grandfather; when looking at photo albums of distant relatives. Always remember to say the name while signing (ie. "Grandpa".)
Grandmother : Use this sign whenever referring to grandmother; When looking at photos of distant relatives. Always remember to say the name of the person you are referring to while signing (ie. "Grandma".)
Help Me (Alternative) : This is an alternative to American Sign Language that has been used by many infants. It is easier to master this sign than the traditional version.
Hug : They might sign hug if they want one or to give you one
I Love You : This is a wonderful sign to teach a child. It is such a wonderful feeling to have your child express love at such a young age. You may want to introduce this sign after his/her first birthday. Remember to reward all attempts because this sign is dificult to master. (See: "I Love You Alternate")
I Love You (Alternate) : This sign may be used as an alternate if you feel that the other sign is too dificult. You may find that the child produces one or two of the three signs. Always remember to praise all attempts. The goal is for them to communicate love at an early age, not to master ASL.
Mommy : Use this sign while refering to a mother. May find it fun to use the phrase "Mommy loves you" with sign language.
Potty : This is a great sign to use when introducing potty training to your child. Make this sign whenever you see your child going potty and call his/her attention to it by asking "Are you going potty?" while signing. This makes the child aware of the process and more likely to alert you to his/her needs during the potty traing process.
Rainbow : In teaching child colors: While exploring outside.
Robe : If the child wants to put on a robe
School : If they want to go to school or play school
Scissors : To do arts and crafts
Shoes : Use this sign when referring to shoes. You may find it helpful to ask the child, "What do we need before we go outside? Shoes!" The child may sign shoes whenever he/she wants to play outside and is less likely to fuss because he/she will understand that shoes must be on before leaving.
Sister : When referring to a sister. This sign may strengthen the bond between siblings because the older child may want to teach the younger this sign.
Teacher : Going to school
Towel : They need one to get out of the bath