Towel Sign

Animated Video of Sign Language Movement for Towel Make fists and rub it in circles on your cheeks

Suggestions

They need one to get out of the bath

Other Signs

Airplane : When your child sees an airplane; When your child hears an airplane flying above them; While reading picture books together. (Remember to pair the sound an airplane makes while signing "airplane".)
Apple : When a child requests an apple; When giving child an apple; When grocery shopping in produce; When child sees an apple.
Ball : Use this sign while playing ball with child. Ask the child, "Do you want to play ball?" while signing.
Balloon : Children love balloons! Point them out at birthday parties or while grocery shopping. This is a sign your little one will surely pick up!
Banana : Use this sign prior to giving child a banana. Ask the child to sign when requesting a banana. Ask what a monkey eats.
Bath : While telling child that it is bathtime; While child is in the bathtub.
Blanket : At bedtime; In naming blankie
Blocks : Playing with blocks.
Book : While asking child if he/she would like to read a book; Ask child to bring his/her favorite book to you to read.
Cloud : When exporing environment together.
Coat : While preparing child to go outside you might ask, "What do we need to go outside?" and model "shoes" and "coat".
Computer : While playing on the computer.
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!"
Dog : When child sees a dog; While taking a walk and child hears a dog barking; While reading picture books together. This may be a difficult sign for children. You may find it helpful to make up your own sign signifying a dog tail wagging or tongue panting. (Remember to pair animal sound with gesture in order to add interest.)
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.
Flower : When child sees a flower; While reading picture books together. (Remember to pair the sound of sniffing with the sign "flower" in order to add interest. The child may prefer to sniff rather than sign "flower". Always follow your his/her lead.)
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.
Gift : You can tell them that they are getting a gift or they can tell you.
Glue : They will ask for glue to make an arts and crafts
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".
Grass : When exploring outside.
Hat : Use this sign when putting hat on child before going outside. This is a sign that can be mastered at an early age. The sign "hat" may be used interchangeably with the word "head" when labeling body parts.
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.
Moon : They might sign moon if they want to look at the moon before bedtime
Paper : If they want paper to color on
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.
Pumpkin : When the child sees a pumpkin the child might sign pumpkin because they want one
Puzzle : If the child wants to play with a puzzle and cant find one they might sign puzzle
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.
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.
Socks : Use this sign when putting shoes and socks on child.
Stars : To look at the stars or learning about stars
Sun : If you go and watch the sun set
Telephone : Use this sign when pretending to talk on the phone. You may want to say "Daddy is on the phone", while handing a pretend phone to child. If child hears the phone ring, sign "telephone" in order to label that sound.
Toothbrush : At bedtime when it is time to brush teeth. You may want to teach the signs "bath", "book", "brush teeth", "potty" and "bed" so that it becomes part of the nightly routine and is something the child can participate in.
Towel : They need one to get out of the bath
Towel : They need one to get out of the bath
Water : Use this sign when the child is in the bath or pool; while walking next to a lake; or to ask the child if he/she would like some water.