Sign Language Dictionary

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Rhinoceros in Sign Language

Learn how to sign rhinoceros. Or use the sign for the shorter name, rhino.

1. Make a fist and extend your pinky out.
2. Place your fist on your nose, pinky facing out, and arc the hand down just slightly and away from your face.
3. This sign looks like you are showing the rhnioceros’ big horn. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips:

  • Make a rhino footprint craft! Dip your child’s foot in gray paint and press it to paper. Once the paint draws, your child can draw the rest of the rhino. The heel of the foot becomes the head – draw a face and the big horn. Then add legs and a tail too. Sign rhino!
  • Of the many games children play, pretending to be animals is amongst the most popular. Encourage your child to pretend to be a rhinoceros by signing (and showing the big horn) and moving around like a large animal

Rhinoceros. Use your pinky to show the rhino’s horn. Rhinoceros!