Kid's ASL sign for love

A feeling of strong or constant affection for a person.

Signing "I love you" at age 4.

Signing "I love you" at age 5. Mom: can you sign again but a bit slower for some learners?

Signing slowly and consciously "I love you".

A timeless time-lapse video of phonological acquisition of the ASL sign LOVE from birth to age 5.

At age 2, she initially formed the handshape "6" and eventually formed the correct handshape of "ILY" at age 2;8. A child typically learns how to control the thumb in ASL signs at age 2.