Sign Language Dictionary

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Gorilla in Sign Language

Learn how to sign gorilla and see what you can discover about this jungle creature.

1. Make two fists then alternate tapping them on your chest.
2. This sign looks just like a big gorilla pounding on his chest. Use this visual to help you remember the sign!

Teaching Tips:

  • Children learning sign language love to practice their animal signs! Move around together like a silly gorilla and practice your sign!
  • Gorillas are well known for their ability to learn some sign language too! Check out Koko the gorilla or any others you can find who have learned sign with their keepers and share their stories with your child.

Gorilla! Bang on your chest like a great big gorilla. Gorilla!