Potty Sign

Animated Video of Sign Language Movement for Potty Place thumb between index and middle finger and shake wrist several times. (In American Sign Language, this represents the letter "T" for "toilet".)

Suggestions

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.

Other Signs

Bath : While telling child that it is bathtime; While child is in the bathtub.
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!"
Farm : To tell the child that you are going to the farm or the child tells you that they want to go to the farm
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.
Friends : You can play with your friends and go places together
Gentle Touch : Use this sign to teach the concept of "gentle touch" to children with small pets or younger siblings.
Gift : You can tell them that they are getting a gift or they can tell you.
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".
Hard : When introducing opposites hard vs. soft. In giving safety warning. (ex. a rock is a "hard" surface to fall on and will cause pain.)
Hear : To sign all of their sences and if you read a book they miht sign hear to talk louder
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.
Hot : When introducing opposites hot vs. cold. When warning against safety concerns such as a hot stove.
Hurt : If they were outside and they fell they might sign hurt
Music : To play music or is telling you that they want to
Pain : Use this sign on parts of the body that are in pain. ex. "pain" sign on forehead means "headache"; "pain" sign on knee means skinned knee; "pain" sign near jaw means "toothache"
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.
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
Sad : If a child is sad
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.
Smart : To say that they are smart
Soft : When introducing textures and opposites.
Towel : They need one to get out of the bath