Bad Sign

Animated Video of Sign Language Movement for Bad Beginning with the fingertips touching lips, turn wrist and move hand forward and down, ending with palm facing down.

Suggestions

Do not use the sign "bad" in association with the child. Use the sign "bad" in association with a viewed behavior. Ex. "bad dog" or "bad apple"

Other Signs

Bad : Do not use the sign "bad" in association with the child. Use the sign "bad" in association with a viewed behavior. Ex. "bad dog" or "bad apple"
Bad : Do not use the sign "bad" in association with the child. Use the sign "bad" in association with a viewed behavior. Ex. "bad dog" or "bad apple"
Bad : Do not use the sign "bad" in association with the child. Use the sign "bad" in association with a viewed behavior. Ex. "bad dog" or "bad apple"
Cold : While opening the refrigerator; Before stepping outside in the winter; When child touches something cold.
Cute : When introducing discriptions of people and things. ex. "That chick is so cute!"
Different : When child begins to discriminate categories and opposites.
Down : When child requests to get out of highchair, swing or crib. (This sign may be paired with the sign "finished".)
Earache : When asking child if he/she is in pain; While giving antibiotics for ear infection.
Fun : When introducing child to descriptions of activities. ex. "Playing ball is fun!"
Funny : When introducing child to character discriptions. ex. "Daddy is so funny when he makes that face!"
Gentle Touch : Use this sign to teach the concept of "gentle touch" to children with small pets or younger siblings.
Girl : When child discrimates gender.
Good : Use this sign as a form of praise. Whenever child responds appropriately to request, consistently sign "good" while saying "good job", "great effort", "perfect".
Happy : When introducing and labeling emotions. You may wish to introduce your child to feelings by making happy, sad, surprised faces in the mirror.
Help Me : Use this sign whenever a child appears to be frustrated by the inability to accomplish a task. Sign "Help Me" and provide assistance. This is a great frustration reducer to use when the child reaches walking age.
Hug : They might sign hug if they want one or to give you one
Hurt : If they were outside and they fell they might sign hurt
I Love You : Before the child goes to bed they might sign that they love you
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.
Nice : To tell you that they are being nice or you can tell them to be nice
No : Use this sign to get his/her attention. You may find that the child responds quicker to the word "no" when it is accompanied by the sign. This is commonly used if the parent/caregiver is on the telephone and unable to verbally reprimand child or in social situations where the parent wants to stop the child but does not want to embarass child in front of others.
No Touch : Use this sign whenever it is unsafe for a child to touch something (ie. light socket, stove, scissors.)
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"
Please : When child requests something, make sign to teach child to ask politely. Note: This sign should not be taught until 15-24 months of age in order not to confuse child with compound requests (ie. "More please")
Sad : If a child is sad
Same : When introducing categories and opposites.
Share : To play with friends or sisters or brothers
Soft : When introducing textures and opposites.
Sorry : If someone got hurt to say that you are sorry
Thank You : When child hands you something that you requested, consistently sign and say "thank you". This teaches the child politeness and the sign will be mastered before the words because the words "thank you" are difficult to produce at an early age.
Up : When introducing opposites and positions. When child requests getting out of crib or highchair, you may want to teach the up/down signs.
Yes : Use this sign to tell the child that he/she responded appropriately to task. You may find it just as easy to nod your head rather that using this sign.
Yes : Use this sign to tell the child that he/she responded appropriately to task. You may find it just as easy to nod your head rather that using this sign.
No : Use this sign to get his/her attention. You may find that the child responds quicker to the word "no" when it is accompanied by the sign. This is commonly used if the parent/caregiver is on the telephone and unable to verbally reprimand child or in social situations where the parent wants to stop the child but does not want to embarass child in front of others.
Boy : When child begins to discriminate gender.