Sign Language Dictionary

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Sweater in Sign Language

Learn how to sign sweater. Nice and cozy!

1. Bring both hands up to the sides of your head and hold them in a fist shape.
2. Bring the hands straight down all the way to your waist.
3. This sign looks like you are pulling a sweater over your head and all the way on. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips:

  • Have a silly sweater party. You could buy silly sweaters, but you can also make them too. Visit a second hand store and get sweaters that are very inexpensive. Then decorate them to wear to your silly sweater party! Sign sweater while shopping, creating, and celebrating!
  • Make counting games for children using everyday objects like sweaters. For instance, you could draw the outline of a sweater and then decorate with dots. Then ask your child to count the dots on the sweater. Ask her to give you a full sentence such as, “I count _____ dots on the sweater!” Sign sweater and count.

Sweater. Pretend you’re pulling on a sweater! Sweater.