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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Mouse in Sign Language

Learn how to sign mouse in ASL (American Sign Language). This little rodent either delights or frightens, depending on the person!

  1. Extend the pointer finger of one hand, and tuck the other fingers into the palm.
  2. Bring that hand up to your face and brush your nose with your pointer finger a couple of times.
  3. This sign is like you are showing the mouse’s cute little nose. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign mouse in ASL

  • There are many delightful children’s books where a mouse takes a starring roll. Go to the library and find a few. While reading, point to the mouse and make the sign each time.
  • If you’re feeling brave, a pet mouse is a good starter for kids learning basic animal care. Set a routine to care for the mouse and practice the sign at each feeding and play time.

Mouse! Take your pointer and brush the end of your nose, showing the mouse’s little nose. Mouse!

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