Sign Language Dictionary

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Corn in Sign Language

Learn how to sign corn in ASL so you can use the sign each time you enjoy this summertime treat.

1. Bring both hands up to the sides of your mouth, keeping hands in a loose c-shape, fingertips pointing towards one another.
2. Slide hands right to left just slightly while making biting motions that move left to right.
3. This sign looks just like you are eating a giant piece of corn on the cob. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.
Teaching Tips

  • Signing for children is fun with food! Let your child help prepare a healthy meal by shucking the corn and/or serving it to family. Encourage her to sign “corn” as she goes.
  • Make popcorn together and then get creative with toppings. How about some sprinkled cheese and herbs or drizzled melted chocolate and a dusting of sea salt?


Corn. It’s like you’re holding and eating corn.

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