Sign Language Dictionary

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O in Sign Language

Learn how to sign the letter O!

1. Hold one hand up at about shoulder height and connect all five fingertips together.
2. This sign looks just like the letter it represents – O! Use the visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips:

  • O is for owl! Have your child draw an owl and make to big letter Os for eyes. Practice signing O!
  • Offer a variety of tactile alphabet activities for kids when learning the ABCs. For instance, take a piece of sand paper and place it under a piece of regular white paper. Give your child a crayon and have him practice writing the letter O several times. The bumpy sandpaper underneath will offer tactile feedback, giving a physical reinforcement of the letter shape! Follow up with practicing the sign.

Here’s the letter O. Looks just like an O. O.

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