Grandma in Sign Language
Learn how to sign grandma in ASL (American Sign Language). You’ll want the sign to talk about this special lady in your family!
- First sign “mom” by placing the thumb of one hand on the side of your chin. The palm is flat and the fingers up and outstretched.
- Then bounce the hand forward.
- This sign is like mom, but bounced out one generation – to grandma! Use this concept to help you remember the sign.
Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign grandma in ASL
- Learning sign language at home is easy when you get to practice with your family! Visit or video chat with grandma and show off your skills!
- Sit down with your child and make a list of reasons Grandma is special. Then call or visit grandma and read it to her together. You can model language such as, “I love grandma because _______!” Make sure you sign grandma each time!
Same as mom, but bounce it forward! Sign grandma. Grandma!
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