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.

Skirt in Sign Language

Learn how to sign skirt in ASL (American Sign Language) – who do you know who likes to wear a skirt?

  1. Bring both hands to the hips and rest the edge of the palm there while you extend your fingers out.
  2. Draw the hands down and away from the body.
  3. This sign looks like you are showing the shape of a skirt. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign skirt in ASL

  • Make a skirt for a doll or stuffed animal friend. What can you use to create one? (Examples: fabric, tissue or toilet paper, small towels, etc.) Practice the sign for skirt as you create!
  • Art games for children help you reinforce sign language. Choose a female character from a favorite book that wears a skirt (preferably one with some cultural significance!) and provide a photocopy of the character. Have your child decorate the skirt either with marker or by gluing craft supplies down. Sign skirt as you go!

Transcript:
Skirt! Your hands follow the shape of your skirt. Skirt!