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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Four in Sign Language

Learn how to sign four (4) in ASL (American Sign Language). Learn the number four (4) today and pretty soon you’ll know all the numbers! How to sign the number 4? Hold up all five fingers on your dominant hand, make sure you can see your palm, then curl your thumb into your palm. The number four is easy to sign because the thumb moves very naturally into your palm and your fingers are extended upward.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign four in ASL

  • Help them extend their fingers and support them with one hand
  • Gently curl their thumb into their palm
  • Use treats or toys to show the difference between 4 and many
  • Cheer them on! Make sure you get enthusiastic about your babies signing. Keep them excited about learning.


“The number four.”

Download the Flashcard (click on the image. Print in color or black-and-white and adjust the print size according to your needs.)

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