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.
Baseball in Sign Language
Learn how to sign baseball in ASL (American Sign Language) and hit your first home run! Delight your little sports fan by learning some signs for the favorite games for young children.
1. Make two fists and bring them up to the side of your head, just in front of your shoulder. Fists should be stacked, touching.
2. Swing hands forward a couple of times in a short clipped motion.
3. This sign looks just like you’re holding and then starting to swing a baseball bat. Keep that visual in mind to help you remember the sign.
Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign baseball in ASL
• Show your child the sign and then show them a real (or toy) bat. Make the visual connection of how the sign looks a lot like how you use the object.
• Using our dictionary, learn some signs for other sports, and then ask your child which sport they prefer to play by using the signs and giving them a choice.
Baseball. Just pretend you’re holding a baseball bat. Baseball. Show me the sign. Baseball.