Signing Time Dictionary

We are committed to providing resources for parents who value signing with their children. Our sign language dictionary includes over 400 common signs including the top starter sings for your baby. For each word, there is a video, diagram, and teaching notes to make learning new signs easy. Many of our signs include free downloadable ASL Flashcards to help reinforce the signs taught in our series.

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Apple in Sign Language

Learn how to sign apple in ASL (American Sign Language). Do you know the sign for apple in sign language? It’s a simple sign and your kids will pick it up quickly. With your strong hand, make a fist and lift your hooked index finger up from the other. Put that crooked knuckle into your cheek and twist, twice.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign apple in ASL

  • It might help you remember how to sign apple if you think about biting into an apple and twisting to break the piece loose of the fruit.


  • “Apple, twist your knuckle in your cheek. Apple.”

Download the Flashcard (click on the image. The file contains a few color and black-and-white options. Print according to your needs.)

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