3 American Sign Language Apps for Children

first_imgIn-App Purchase (one purchase for all bundles) teaches:Popular phrases (e.g. “sharing is caring”) ColorsShapes and texturesFeelingsFamily-related signsDaily wants and needsAnd more I’ve covered many apps and technologies that help teach American Sign Language over the years.  However, a majority of these are geared towards teenagers and adults.  For the purpose of today’s blog, I wanted to shift my focus on three apps that teach and practice American Sign Language for children.3 American Sign Language Apps for Children:1. ASL with Care Bears:ASL with Care Bears is a fun, colorful way for children to learn American Sign Language.  Children will learn common signs, popular phrases, the unique sign names of Care Bears and the ASL alphabet.Features:Teaches children (ages 6 and up) American Sign LanguageIncludes over 400 signs and phrases related to feelings, hobbies, family, friends, and moreFree to download with In-App Purchase:The free bundle comes with:Welcomes You – “Welcome to the world of Care Bears!  For the first time, American Sign Language is being taught with Care Bears.  This free bundle will introduce you to the main Care Bears and their favorite sayings.”Meet the Care Bears – Teaches children how to sign the unique names of each Care Bear Click here to learn more about ASL with Care Bears.2. Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy:The popular Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy is available as an interactive QBook in this app.  It is narrated by Doctor Who’s David Tennant, but also features video narration in three sign languages: New Zealand Sign Language, Australian Sign Language, and American Sign Language!Features:Interact with the popular story as it’s being told or signedPaint Mode allows users to color the pages of the bookPaint Mode has a paint palette, brush width, move and zoom, and undo abilitiescenter_img QBook includes narration, text, and user interface in this languageThe My Narration function allows users to read and record the story by themselves and customize their bookClick here to learn more about this interactive storybook.3. Signed Stories:Signed Stories is an app featuring popular children’s stories performed in American Sign Language or British Sign Language.  The highly versatile app tells popular stories such as Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Three Little Pigs, and so much more – all in sign language.Features:Signed Stories tells popular stories in ASL, and also includes fun learning games and a vocabulary builderHigh-definition books for as little as 99 centsAll stories support Common Core State Standards and National CurriculumDevelop language skills with the video vocabulary builderOptional captions/subtitles are customizable for children with dyslexia or other special needsClick here to learn more about Signed Stories.Share this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint RelatedASL Kids — Sign LanguageFebruary 23, 2016In “Apps”iPad App to Teach Children ASLApril 25, 2013In “Products and Devices”4 Accessible Apps for Hard of HearingMay 18, 2016In “Apps”last_img read more