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.

Story in Sign Language

Learn how to sign story in ASL (American Sign Language). What is your favorite story?

  1. Open both hands and face them towards each other.
  2. Brush the fingers of one hand over the fingers of the other hand as you draw the fingertips together. Alternate hands a few times.
  3. This sign is like you are weaving or creating a wonderful story! Use this cue to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign story in ASL

  • Tell an imaginary story together! Each participant takes turns adding a few lines to the story. If you’d like, one person can write down what is said so you have record of your amazing story! Sign story as you go.
  • Reading games for kids can be based on a story they have just read. Enjoy a book together and then encourage your child to act out the story.

Transcript:
Story. Use your hands to tell a story. Try it. Story.