Seal in Sign Language
Learn how to sign seal in ASL (American Sign Language). This playful creature of the sea is lots of fun!
- Cross your hands at the wrists so the backs of your hands are facing each other.
- Tap the backs of your hands together a couple of times.
- This sign looks like a seal’s rear flipper flapping as it swims. Use this visual to help you remember the sign.
Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign seal in ASL
- Seals are often found in very cold water. How do they stay warm? What do they eat? What else are you curious about with seals? Find a book or a child friendly website on seals and learn together. Practice signing seal as you learn!
- Art games for kids help reinforce learning. Ask your kids to create a seal habitat (you may want to use a small fish tank or waterproof container!) What would a seal need to live happily? Can you add in a plastic seal to complete the scene? Sign seal as you create.
Seal! Clap the back of your hands like his flippers. Seal!