Sign Language Dictionary

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remember

Remember in Sign Language

Learn how to sign remember. With practice, it’s an easy one to… remember!

1. Make two fists, but extend the thumb out on both.
2. Hold the first fist at about waist height.
3. Touch the other thumb to your forehead and then bring it down and place the thumb tips together.
4. This sign is like you are taking something from your head and remembering it.

Teaching Tips:

  • Play a little remembering game. Choose a special event or time and start out with, “I remember when our family _______!” Then ask your child to say the same sentence and finish with something she remembers. Take turns going back and forth until you’re ready to choose a new special time to remember! Sign remember each time you say the starter sentence.
  • Learn sign language fast by practicing so you remember! Pick a category, such as food, clothes, feelings, etc. Say, “I remember how to sign _______!” Sign the word remember and the sign you are choosing to practice. Then have the other person remember and sign another word in the same category. You might say, “I remember how to sign apple!” and then the other person could say, “I remember how to sign grape!” and so on.

Transcript:
Remember! Take your thumb from your forehead down to your other thumb. Like you’re remembering what’s in your head! Remember!