**note: I just realized I never published this post back in April when I started it! Oops! **
I wrote this original post in Sept of 2012, and for my own benefit, wanted to reprint it with updates, which there's a ton!!
eat-sometimes he puts all his fingers in his mouth signs it correctly now
drink-looks like he signs it next to his head instead of at his mouth
thank you-he makes a "gaa" or "ka" sound while holding out his hand, we are working on this! mostly signs this correctly
Night-night-signs and says "Nuh", or "Ni"
kitty-makes whiskers sign with his hair
pig, and he snorts!
cry-he signs it in response to "what's a baby say" (waa, waa, waa)
bear (and roars)
sit-he does his pointer fingers and taps one on the other
done (holds hands out to sides)
Calliou (the cartoon!) he pulls on his ear, we don't know where he came up with this!!
down, he points down and says "dow"
Ma-pretty much everyone is Ma! Just I am mom now!!
mine, usually preceeded by NO!
boo (peek a boo)
down, sounds like dow
Dad (often says "da-ee" so we are working very hard on "da-Dee"!
Shelby (says shh bee, which is up from just "bee" a month or so ago!)
Tobin (says Bo, or sometimes t-bo, which we are also working very hard on!)
Kellan (makes a hard kkk sound, followed by ewen, think ellen without the "l" sound)
pop, as in soda, as in he loves it!
I don't know (yes, that's his new fav, "Kellan, where's daddy?" "I-know", which means I don't know! lol!)
off, sounds like just o (aw)
on, sounds like above lol!
Ipad sounds like p-pad!
Elmo (his favorite!)
refers to himself as 'me', ie-me ball (my ball)
I love you, which doesn't sound anything like it, but we know what he's saying!!
fish (as in gold fish crackers!)
tiger and bear-roars
Gives "five" and fist bump or knuckles
Gives kisses and hugs
He can identify our family members in photos, including my neice
He love to sing songs, Slippery Fish, Wheels on the bus, Twinkle Star