Signing

Here are some more activities that your child may enjoy

Learning to sign letters using the British Sign Language Alphabet

Signing letters using the British Sign Language (BSL) alphabet is called fingerspelling.

You tube video demonstrating BSL fingerspelling alphabet:

https://youtu.be/DgIvXXdwjvw

 

Sheet showing the BSL fingerspelling alphabet:

http://www.deafsign.com/ds/index.cfm?scn=article&articleID=44

 

The best way to learn fingerspelling is to practise signing a few letters at a time rather than the full alphabet or vowels.

 

Activities

Here are some exercises to try.

Sign these letter combinations.

Exercise 1

FAY

HAL

IAN

KAM

MAY

SAM

PAT

ZAK

 

Exercise 2

BEN

LES

BEV

DEE

GEO

JEM

KEN

LEE

 

Practise your signing skills by following these links:

I wish I knew how it would feel to be free – Nina Simone

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tUcWPjA4kTp6lEKuo2KGZMnfGJzEHoXd/view?usp=drivesdk

 

Miss Polly had a Dolly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WC3SL5y5iQ

 

Old Mc Donald had a Farm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taq01MTijAU

 

The Wheels on the Bus

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=the+wheels+on+the+bus+bsl+you+tube&docid=608013553086106449&mid=9A024576B763E0D419319A024576B763E0D41931&view=detail&FORM=VIRE

 

Rainbow Song

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Rainbow+song+bsl+you+tube&docid=607987529865758700&mid=C6E1215052F8066B2633C6E1215052F8066B2633&view=detail&FORM=VIRE

 

Watch a children's cooking programme in BSL with subtitles. Learn some new cookery ideas and practise your signing skills!


www.bslzone.co.uk/watch/punk-chief-kids-challenge-1

https://www.bslzone.co.uk/watch/punk-chef-kids-challenge/punk-chef-kids-challenge-episode-2

 

Magic Hands Poetry translated into BSL

 

2:19 A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream

By William Shakespeare

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0790rjw/sign/magic-hands-series-2-19-a-midsummer-nights-dream

 

2:20 Romeo and Juliet

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0790rvp/sign/magic-hands-series-2-20-romeo-and-juliet

 

3:4 A Million Dreams – featuring song from film The Greatest Showman

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0002xlr/magic-hands-series-3-4-a-million-dreams

 

Series 2:5 The Spider and the Fly by Mary Botham Howitt

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0756tcx/sign/magic-hands-series-2-5-the-spider-and-the-fly

 

Series 2:6 Daffodils – Daffodils by William Wordsworth and A Musical Instrument by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0756ngz/magic-hands-series-2-6-daffodils

 

Series 2:4 Wynken, Blynken and Nod – You Are Old, Father William by Lewis Carroll and Wynken, Blynken and Nod by Eugene Field

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0756spl/magic-hands-series-2-4-wynken-blynken-and-nod

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