Sign Language 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.

Pear in Sign Language

Learn how to sign pear in ASL (American Sign Language). It can be part of a healthy diet of fruits and veggies!

  1. Bring one hand up about chest height, palm up and all fingertips pressed together. This is the pear.
  2. Take your other hand and cover the first hand. Draw the second hand up and to the fingertips of the first hand.
  3. This sign shows the shape of a pear. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign pear in ASL

  • Find some toy fruit, including a pear. Play a matching game with your child where you sign the fruit and your child picks out the one you’ve indicated. Then switch roles.
  • Basic sign language for babies often starts with food. Learn the sign for pear and a few other fruits and vegetables that you offer frequently. Each time you offer it to your child, reinforce with the sign.

Transcript:
Pear. One hand makes the shape of a pear. The other hand slides over the pear. Pear.

Download the Flashcard (click on the image. Print in color or black-and-white and adjust the print size according to your needs.)