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Sign Language - Colors

ROYGBIV in Sign Language

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Updated August 28, 2010

One of the easiest things to learn in sign language is the signs for colors. Every color of the rainbow has a sign. These signs can be found online, in print, and on DVD. Here are some sources of these color signs:

Color Sign Language Online

black ASL Browser ASL University ASL Pro Handspeak.com *
blue ASL Browser ASL University ASL Pro Handspeak.com *
brown Signing Online * ASL Browser ASL University ASL Pro Handspeak.com *
green ASL Browser ASL University ASL Pro Handspeak.com *
orange ASL Browser ASL University ASL Pro Handspeak.com *
pink ASL Browser ASL Pro Handspeak.com *
purple ASL Browser ASL University ASL Pro Handspeak.com *
red ASL Browser ASL Pro Handspeak.com * ASL University LessonTutor
white ASL Browser > ASL University ASL Pro Handspeak.com * LessonTutor
yellow ASL Browser ASL University ASL Pro Handspeak.com * LessonTutor

Sign Language Books of Colors

A handful of books and videos teach the signs for colors:
  • A Book of Colors (A Baby's First Sign Book) Compare Prices - teaches a baby the basic colors in sign language.
  • Talking Hands Colors and Shapes Compare Prices - teaches both shapes and colors.
  • We Sign Colors - DVD from WeSign.com. This is a sign and sing along DVD with color songs. According to the WeSign website, this DVD has the songs The Color Song, Colors and Things, Mixin' All My Colors, Snowman's Hat, and Let My Colors Row. Compare Prices. A sample video is on YouTube.

Color Sign Language on YouTube

YouTube has several videos of people demonstrating color signs. Here are a few:
  • Sign Language Colors - a woman does a few color signs, holding up different colored pieces of construction paper.
  • Colors - an expressionless woman demonstrates several color signs. Has text.

* = Paid site

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