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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Rhinoceros in Sign Language

Learn how to sign rhinoceros in ASL (American Sign Language). 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 rhinoceros’ big horn. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign rhinoceros in ASL

  • 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!

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