Signing: The sign for chicken looks a lot like a beak pecking the ground, scratching for food. To sign chicken, start with the bird sign. Take your thumb and index finger and make a open beak, while making the rest of your hand into a fist. Close the beak and bring it down to peck at the ground as represented by your other outstretched hand.
Usage: We use chicken for the animal and not for the food. One of our favorite story books has a chicken. “Look, it’s Chicken Little!”
Flash Card: Click the link to view the Chicken Baby Sign Language Flash Card. The flash cards are printable and available in both U.S. Letter and A4 sizes.