How to Sign “Fly” in Sign Language

Did you know that a bumblebee's wings beat at a rate of 200 beats per second while flying? That's faster than any other insect!

Signing “Fly”

  1. Hand shape: Start with your hands in a “closed-5” handshape.
  2. Hand location: Bring your hands in front of your body at about chest level, palm down.
  3. Movement: Flutter your fingers, as wings flapping.
  4. Facial expression: Keep a neutral facial expression.

Learn how to sign other verbs!

swim | run | walk | sprint | sleep | jog | climb | read | write | drive | drink | eat | laugh | cry | fly

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