Signing: Bell in ASL looks like you are striking a bell with a mallet and then the mallet is recoiling back after the strike. You take your non-dominant hand open and stand your whole forearm up as if to make the wall of a bell. Then you take your dominant hand in a first, with thumb and index finger both pointing down. The dominant hand strikes the non-dominant hand, then goes back vibrating.
Usage: A bell makes a good introductory musical instrument. Babies love shaking a bell and learning how their action can create a sound. Highly motivated objects like bell, make great early signs because baby’s fascination with the object make them want to learn the sign.
Flash Card: Click the link to view the Bell Baby Sign Language Flash Card. The flash cards are printable and available in both U.S. Letter and A4 sizes.