Wind in Sign Language
Learn how to sign wind in ASL (American Sign Language). Then go out and experience a blustery day!
- Hold both hands out, palms flat and facing each other. Keep the hands several inches apart.
- Move the arms back and forth, keeping the hands parallel.
- This sign looks like your hands and arms are being blown back and forth in the wind. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.
Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign wind in ASL
There are lots of fun games for children that can be done in the wind. Fly a kite, blow bubbles, or toss leaves in the air. See where the wind takes these things and sign wind!
- Go out on a windy day and observe the world around you. Look for clues of what the wind is doing. Are the trees waving? Do the clouds move in the sky? Is it chilly? Sign wind while you talk about what you see and feel.
Wind. Sometimes I go outside and the wind is blowing! Move your hands back and forth like the wind. Wind.
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