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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Remember in Sign Language

Learn how to sign remember in ASL (American Sign Language). With practice, it’s an easy one to… remember!

  1. Make two fists, but extend the thumb out on both.
  2. Hold the first fist at about waist height.
  3. Touch the other thumb to your forehead and then bring it down and place the thumb tips together.
  4. This sign is like you are taking something from your head and remembering it.

Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign remember in ASL

  • Play a little remembering game. Choose a special event or time and start out with, “I remember when our family _______!” Then ask your child to say the same sentence and finish with something she remembers. Take turns going back and forth until you’re ready to choose a new special time to remember! Sign remember each time you say the starter sentence.
  • Learn sign language fast by practicing so you remember! Pick a category, such as food, clothes, feelings, etc. Say, “I remember how to sign _______!” Sign the word remember and the sign you are choosing to practice. Then have the other person remember and sign another word in the same category. You might say, “I remember how to sign apple!” and then the other person could say, “I remember how to sign grape!” and so on.

Remember! Take your thumb from your forehead down to your other thumb. Like you’re remembering what’s in your head! Remember!

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