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.

Sweater in Sign Language

Learn how to sign sweater in ASL (American Sign Language). 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 – to learn how to sign sweater in ASL

  • 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.

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