Imitating new and familiar gestures
“Monkey See, Monkey Do”
Imitation is a key component in acquiring, maintaining, and generalizing skills.
sure you have your child’s attention/eye contact. Initially produce gestures
with body parts that your child will be able to see (e.g., touch your feet
instead of your ears).
hand-over-hand guidance to help follow through.
to your hands then to your child’s hands.