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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Gorilla in Sign Language

Learn how to sign gorilla in ASL (American Sign Language) 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 – to learn how to sign gorilla in ASL

  • 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!

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