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.
Go in Sign Language
Learn how to sign go in ASL (American Sign Language). You can use it running, walking, and even driving. Time to go!
- Extend both pointer fingers and gently rest the rest of your fingers in the palms of each hand.
- Start with hands back towards the body, pointer fingers point up.
- Move your hands in an arc forward to the direction you want to go (forward, or to the left or the right).
Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign go in ASL
- Learning sign language is fun when there’s lots of movement involved! Play a modified game of Red Light-Green Light. Say, “Green Light! Go!” and sign go. When you say “Red Light! Stop!”, sign stop. Alternate back and forth using the signs each time. For the next level up, you can also sign red and green!
- Each time you need to transition to a new location, let your child know it is time to go, and use the sign to support the concept.
Go! Use your pointers and point them in the direction that you want to go. Go, go, go!
Download the Flashcard (click on the image. Print in color or black-and-white and adjust the print size according to your needs.)