Sign Language Dictionary

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Leaves in Sign Language

Learn! Your hand takes the information from the page and puts it in your head. Learn!

1. First sign leaf by placing your pointer finger on one hand onto the palm of the second hand. Wiggle the fingers on the second hand.
2. Keeping the sign for leaf going, move your hands from one side of your body to the other to show many leaves.

Teaching Tips:

  • Create a preschool game with leaves. Gather the leaves from several trees in your neighborhood. Ask children to match leaves that are the same. Sign leaves as they go.
  • Leaves are very important to trees! Using the Internet or a book from the library, look up why. Talk about what you’ve learned and sign leaves.

Leaves. Use your pointer to show the stem, and your hand is the leaf. Twist it to show leaves all over. Leaves.