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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Stove in Sign Language

Learn how to sign stove. Look out! It can be hot!

1. This sign is finger spelled. Each letter is signed at about chest height with the palm facing out.
2. S: Make a fist and hold it up.
3. T: Make a fist and stick the thumb up between the middle and ring finger.
4. O: Touch all your fingertips together.
5. V: Extend the pointer and middle fingers out into a V-shape and tuck the rest of the fingers into the palm.
6. E: Lay the thumb down sideways into the palm and rest the remaining fingertips on top of it.

Teaching Tips:

  • You can cook on a stove or in a stove! Choose something to bake together. Let your child do as many of the steps as she can handle and then you take care of anything that require sharp knives or heat. Talk about what you will make on or in the stove as you work together.
  • Easy preschool games and activities that also teach happen during free play. Provide a play stove and kitchen supplies and let children create and cook to their heart’s content. Encourage them to sign stove and any other

Stove. Just finger-spell it, S-T-O-V-E. Stove.

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