Animal Signs

You are welcome to share any of these handouts with others as long as the attribution to remains on the handout.

Farm Animal Signs Handout (printable .pdf)

Zoo Animals Signs Handout (printable .pdf)

Animals Under the Sea Handout (printable .pdf)

Five Green and Speckled Frogs (printable .pdf)

Time to Sleep Flannelboard Pattern by Melanie Fitz (from Storytime Magic) (printable .pdf)

The Owl: A Rhyme to Sign (Kathy MacMillan) (0:37)


Animal Song (My Smart Hands) (6:07)

Animals (ASL Nook) (3:59)

Zoo Animals (TN Deaf Library Signing Story Time) (2:55)

Zoo Animals in ASL (ASL Nook) (4:19)

Sea Animals (ASL Nook) (4:41)


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    More Resources for Signing with Children:

    Nita’s First Signs and Nita’s Day – book info and parent/teacher resources

    Resources for Signing with Babies and Young Children

    Picture Books about ASL and Deaf Culture

    Resources for Educators and Librarians

    Resources for Signing in Storytime or the Classroom

    Resources for Learning American Sign Language

    Resources about Deaf Culture and History