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Kid's ASL sign for: chicken

Definition: A flightless bird that is raised by people for its eggs and meat.

[Signed by Juli, aged 5.]

a drawing of chicken

A drawing of the chicken by Juli, age 4. The drawing shows a cute brown hen and a pink bowl of one big egg.

a drawing of chicken

Around the same time, Juli drew another picture of a chick at school. Her mother hasn't seen this drawing until the end of the kindergarten year.

ASL storytelling: "The Little Red Hen" by Paul Galdone, translated to ASL by Lisa Cochran, 2015.