Kid's ASL sign for: mouse

A small rodent that typically has a pointed snout, relatively large ears and eyes, and a long tail.

Signing at age 4 above.

a drawing of the mouse

Drawing of the mouse by a four-year-old ASLian, Juli.

Phonological/language acquisition

The ASL word for MOUSE seems to be easier to acquire than most of the other ASL signs.

Initially at age 1;3, Juli was learning to recognize a difference between a mouse and another animal such as a rabbit during our literacy interaction.