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duck

Duck in Sign Language

Learn how to sign duck and have some fun with this silly creature.

1. Bring one hand up to the mouth with your thumb extended, pointer and middle finger out and pressed together, and remaining fingers tucked in to the palm.
2. Tap your pointer and middle finger against your thumb a few times.
3. This sign looks just like you’re showing the duck’s big beak. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips

  • Preschool learning is fun when animals and sign language are involved! Pretend to be a duck as you waddle, quack, and have a snack of crackers! Sign duck many times while you play.
  • There are lots of books about ducks! Go to the library and find a couple. Practice signing duck each time one appears on the page.

Transcript
Duck! It’s just like bird but with two fingers to show the duck’s bill. Duck!