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.

Spider in Sign Language

Learn how to sign spider in ASL (American Sign Language). Are they creepy or cool to you?

  1. Cross your hands and wiggle your fingers.
  2. This sign looks like a spider crawling along. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign spider in ASL

  • Make a paper plate spider. Draw the spider’s face on the plate.Then cut eight legs out of construction paper and glue them to the back. Hang up the creation for a fun fall decoration! Sign spider while you create your creature.
  • Children quickly pick up sign language words that are associated with animals. Teach spider, along with a few others, and use them whenever you see the animal out and about, in a book, or on TV.

Transcript:
Spider! Cross your hands and show the spider’s legs crawling. Oooo spider!