How to sign cereal in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your dominant hand above your non-dominant hand and your hands oriented upward. The fingertips of your dominant hand should be touching the palm of your non-dominant hand. Then bring your dominant hand to your mouth 2 times. This sign mimics eating a bowl of cereal.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of cereal

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of cereal

End of Sign

Final Frame of cereal

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for cereal
Create a 'C' shape with your fingers, extending the thumb outwards from the fingers as if giving a sideways thumbs-up.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for cereal
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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