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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Lizard in Sign Language

Learn how to sign lizard in ASL (American Sign Language) – this reptile is lots of fun to observe!

  1. Start with one hand with the elbow near your waist, arm extended straight out.
  2. With your other hand, make an L-shape (extend the pointer finger up and the thumb out, tuck the remaining fingers into your palm).
  3. “Run” the L-shaped hand up from about your wrist to the crook of your elbow.
  4. This sign looks like a little lizard scuttling up a tree. It also uses L for lizard! Use this visual and cue to help you remember the sign!

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign lizard in ASL

  • There are all sorts of fun and interesting facts about lizards – from how they hear to how they use their tongue. Use the Internet or a library book to see what you can discover! Sign lizard as you learn.
  • Art games for kids make learning come alive! Create a colorful lizard. Draw the outline of a lizard and provide children with a variety of colored squares of tissue or construction paper (the scales). Fill in the lizard with the colorful scales and disply.

Lizard! Make an L for lizard and run it up your arm. Lizard!

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