Fun Sign

Animated Video of Sign Language Movement for Fun Move right "h" hand (index and middle finger extended) from the nose and tap in against the left "g" hand.


When introducing child to descriptions of activities. ex. "Playing ball is fun!"

Other Signs

Bad : Do not use the sign "bad" in association with the child. Use the sign "bad" in association with a viewed behavior. Ex. "bad dog" or "bad apple"
Ball : Use this sign while playing ball with child. Ask the child, "Do you want to play ball?" while signing.
Blocks : Playing with blocks.
Bubbles : When playing with bubbles.
Build : While playing blocks together.
Climb : When playtime involves climbing
Cold : While opening the refrigerator; Before stepping outside in the winter; When child touches something cold.
Cute : When introducing discriptions of people and things. ex. "That chick is so cute!"
Earache : When asking child if he/she is in pain; While giving antibiotics for ear infection.
Fun : When introducing child to descriptions of activities. ex. "Playing ball is fun!"
Fun : When introducing child to descriptions of activities. ex. "Playing ball is fun!"
Funny : When introducing child to character discriptions. ex. "Daddy is so funny when he makes that face!"
Gentle Touch : Use this sign to teach the concept of "gentle touch" to children with small pets or younger siblings.
Happy : When introducing and labeling emotions. You may wish to introduce your child to feelings by making happy, sad, surprised faces in the mirror.
Hide : To play hide and go seek and they sign hide because they want to hide
Hop : To race hopping or to hop to a place
Hug : They might sign hug if they want one or to give you one
Hurt : If they were outside and they fell they might sign hurt
I Love You : Before the child goes to bed they might sign that they love you
I Love You : This is a wonderful sign to teach a child. It is such a wonderful feeling to have your child express love at such a young age. You may want to introduce this sign after his/her first birthday. Remember to reward all attempts because this sign is dificult to master. (See: "I Love You Alternate")
I Love You (Alternate) : This sign may be used as an alternate if you feel that the other sign is too dificult. You may find that the child produces one or two of the three signs. Always remember to praise all attempts. The goal is for them to communicate love at an early age, not to master ASL.
Nice : To tell you that they are being nice or you can tell them to be nice
Pain : Use this sign on parts of the body that are in pain. ex. "pain" sign on forehead means "headache"; "pain" sign on knee means skinned knee; "pain" sign near jaw means "toothache"
Painting : To tell you that they want to paint
Puzzle : If the child wants to play with a puzzle and cant find one they might sign puzzle
Sad : If a child is sad
Sand Box : If a child wants to play on a sand box
Scissors : To do arts and crafts
Soft : When introducing textures and opposites.
Swim : To go in the pool