Sign Language Dictionary

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Snow in Sign Language

Learn how to sign snow – it is cold, but so much fun!

1. Bring both hands up in front of you to about head height, palms forward, and fingers slightly apart.
2. Bring the hands down while wiggling your fingers.
3. This sign looks like snowflakes falling in the sky. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips:

  • Make a snow scene! Use cotton balls and stretch them out. Glue them to construction paper to make snow on the ground, then add whatever you’d like to the picture (kids playing, wild animals, etc.). Talk about your snowy scene and practice signing snow as you go.
  • Learning for kids is all about being hands on! When it snows, go outside and observe the snowflakes. Catch some on some black construction paper and observe under a magnifying glass. What do you see?

Snow. Wiggle your fingers like snowflakes falling down from the sky. Let me see your snowflakes. Snow.

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