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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Deer in Sign Language

Learn how to sign deer in ASL (American Sign Language). Where do you go to see a deer?

  1. Bring both hands up to the sides of your head, palms flat and facing out, fingers just slightly separated.
  2. Tap your thumbs to the sides of your head a couple of times.
  3. This sign looks like you are showing deer antlers! Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign deer in ASL

  • Using sign language to teach the different animals is extra fun because you can act out the animal. How does a deer move through the forest and the fields? Have fun acting it out.
  • There are a few easy popular songs with the word deer in them. Try “Doe a Deer” or “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer”. Sign deer each time the word appears in the song.

Deer. Show the deer’s antlers. Deer!

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