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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Carrot in Sign Language

Learn how to sign carrot in ASL (American Sign Language) and use it each time you enjoy this healthy treat.

  1. Bring on hand up in a light fist – like it is wrapped around an invisible carrot.
  2. Twist the wrist out while making a biting motion with your mouth.
  3. This sign looks like you are taking a bite out of a big carrot. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign carrot in ASL

  • Go to the grocery store to pick out some carrots. Will you choose the long skinny ones with the green tops? Or the baby ones in a bag?
  • Talk with your child about the differences they see in the carrots available and use the sign.
  • Grow fun learning for kids in the kitchen! Did you know you can grow a new carrot from an old carrot top? Take a small dish and line with cotton balls. Place a cut carrot top over them and make sure to keep the cotton balls moist with water at all times. In a couple of days a new sprout will begin. You can track the growth of your new carrot and practice the sign everyday.


Carrot. Pretend you’re holding a carrot and taking a bite! Carrot.

Download the Flashcard (click on the image. Print in color or black-and-white and adjust the print size according to your needs.)

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