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9 Very Good iPad Apps for Teaching Kids (American) Sign Language

February , 2017
Here is a collection of some good iPad apps for teaching kids and students sign language and American Sign Language (ASL). The collection which we have curated from iTunes App Store and App Advice, embeds some of the most popular sign language apps out there.  We have based our selection mostly on user reviews and ratings. Whether you are a parent, a teacher dealing with deaf or hard of hearing students, or simply interested in learning an extra important communicative code, the collection below is definitely a great place to start with. We invite you to check it out and share with us your feedback in our Facebook page. Enjoy

iPad Apps for Learning Sign Language

1- My Smart Hands Baby Sign Language Dictionary


‘My Smart Hands Baby Sign Language Dictionary teaches you and your little one the 300 ASL signs you need to know for clear communication. You’ll get detailed instruction, great memory tips and more.’

2- Marlee Signs

‘Marlee Signs© is the perfect app for learning to express yourself in American Sign Language. This app will teach you the fundamentals of ASL – from the signed alphabet and basic vocabulary through to common expressions in everyday life’

3- Sign 4 Me - A Signed English Translator


‘"Sign 4 Me – A Signed English Translator" is the ULTIMATE tool for learning sign language. The ONLY app that provides sign language instruction in 3D!’

4- Sign Language for the Classroom: ASL library


‘This app features over 600 signs for classroom use, including signs for biology, geography, government, mathematics, physics, technology, US history and auto-mechanics. The 96 Biology signs can be accessed for free, the others through in-app purchase.’

5- Sign Language With Sammi Signs

‘Sign Language With Sammi Signs! Learn basic signs for words as Sammi and his best friend Gracie spend a fun-filled day at the park. Sammi uses sign language to communicate words like: Park, Play, Bird, Tree and so much more. Kids of all ages can also test their skills with the Word Learning Quiz. Sammi Signs is a simple to use fun tool for teaching kids basic sign language.’

6- Sign Me A Story

‘Sign Language has never been so exciting! GreenBeanies-One Cool Cat is a fun animated story with pop-up videos. The first story teaches 14 signs: Morning, Day, Eat, Happy, Home, Hat, Cat, Dog, Tree, Walk, Backpack, Finished, Moon and Sleep. Practice reading skills or enjoy having the story read to you.’

7- The ASL App

‘The ASL App is made by Deaf people for you! Learn conversational ASL right now, on the go, with all phrases and signs organized to make it easy for you to learn. ’

8- ASL: Fingerspelling

‘This app is an ASL (American Sign Language) fingerspelling practice tool to help you improve your ability to read fingerspelling! Created by Dr. Bill Vicars of Lifeprint.com.’

9- ASL Fingerspelling by MemoryGap

‘Learn and master all the letters and numbers using American Sign Language (ASL) Fingerspelling (Fingerspelling practice) with a minimum of effort.’