As a colorful edible root, beets are an extremely healthy food for young children. Teach your baby the sign for the word beet in baby sign language with the following description and video.
Form one hand into a fist. Hold the hand in front of the chest. With the other hand, sign the word red by rubbing the fingertip of the index finger from the top of the lips to the chin. Then tap the back of the fist with the index finger twice.
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