Sign Language 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.

Camel in Sign Language

Learn how to sign camel in ASL (American Sign Language) and have fun talking about this unique and exotic animal!

  1. Bring one hand to chest height – fingers pressed together, palm down. Finger
    tips are pointed away from you.
  2. Moving your hand in a smooth motion across, move hand up and down to show two camel humps.
  3. This sign looks just like the double humps of a camel! Use this visual to help you remember the sign!

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign camel in ASL

  • Preschool learning is great with books! Go to the library and find books on camels. Practice the sign as you learn all about this amazing animal.
  • Teach your child this fun fact: camels with one hump are called “Dromedary”, camels with two humps are called “Bactrian”. Do an Internet search to learn more about these two creatures!
  • Camels are amazing creatures! Using your trip to the library and/or Internet search, compile a list of amazing Camel facts. Each time you talk about one, be sure to use the sign!

Transcript

Camel. You show the camel’s humps. Camel.