To sign seal, clap both hands with your dominant hand facing downward and your non-dominant upward. Repeat the motion several times.
This sign is not to be confused with school, wherein the flat palms are also clapped together, but the fingers of one hand lie perpendicular to those of the other. With seal, the fingers align perfectly when clapping.
We use the sign for seal to introduce our babies to new animals at the beach or aquarium.
We use the sign for seal to expand vocabulary and develop our baby’s familiarity with aquatic mammals.