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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Monday in Sign Language

Learn how to sign Monday – the first day of the school week!

1. First make the sign for the letter M (Tuck your thumb between your pinky and ring finger. Curl the rest of your fingers down into the palm).
2. Place the M-shaped hand palm out and in front of you about shoulder height. Draw a circle in the air a few times (left to right if using the right hand and right to left if using the left hand).
3. M is for Monday! And it comes around every week! Use this cue to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips:

  • Look at a calendar together and point to all the Mondays in the chosen month. Practice the sign as you find each one.
  • Reading games for kids often start with sight words – these are words children recognize on site, often because of repeat exposure in the environment. Days of the week are a great one because you can look at the calendar daily and talk about the days. Sign each as you review. Or, sign a day of the week and have your child find the corresponding word on the calendar.

Monday. Make an M. Now turn it towards you and circle it. Monday!

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