Milk in Sign Language
Learn how to sign milk in ASL (American Sign Language). You can use it with dairy or the milk from mama for nursing.
- Bring one hand up in a fist, with the wrist facing in (so if you use your right hand the wrist will face to the left, and vice versa for the left hand).
- Open and close the fist a few times.
- This sign looks like you are milking a cow’s udder. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.
Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign milk in ASL
- Give your child a couple of choices for drinks, including milk. Ask her to sign each one (such as milk, water, juice) and then choose the one she wants to drink.
- Basic sign language for babies often starts with food and drink. Milk is a very easy one to learn and do, so use it each time you offer your child a bottle or a nursing session and see how fast she catches on!
You open and close your fist like this. It’s kind of like you’re milking a cow. Milk.Let’s see the sign for milk!