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« Reply #30 on: March 14, 2008 05:42:43 PM »

that is brilliant!! my baby boy is deaf and we're learning asl as well as doing avt and those cookies are the awesomest thing i've seen in a while. harry doesn't do the sign for cookie yet (so far he's just mastered "more" and "snow") but boy does he flip out when i do the sign for cookie!
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« Reply #31 on: March 25, 2008 05:20:02 PM »

That is wonderful. My mom and sister are interpreters so I've been around it pretty much my whole life. I never would have thought to use a hand cookie cutter, but it is such a great idea. I'm gonna have to pick one up at Michael's next time I'm there.

Thanks for the tip about cutting the fingers longer, and thanks for the post.
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« Reply #32 on: March 25, 2008 07:28:30 PM »

Those are really, truly awesome!  I learned ASL alphabet about 30 years ago when a deaf girl attended my grade school.  I don't remember all of it, but I remembered enough to go through it and spell out R-I-L-E-Y and i love you.  Anyway, I have a metal hand cookie cutter and I might have to do something like this with it! 

Here's a link to a cookiecutter site with a few different metal cutters, including one in the shape of the "I love you" sign
http://www.cookiecutter.com/index.asp?PageAction=PRODSEARCH&txtSearch=hand&btnSearch=GO

Don't forget we can also do the "evil eye" sign and other finger gestures with these... for grown ups!
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« Reply #33 on: March 25, 2008 08:18:56 PM »

These are really cool!!
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« Reply #34 on: March 26, 2008 03:44:26 AM »

I think this idea is totally awesome! Riley is such a cute name! As I have many friends that are partially or completely deaf I haven't taken any classes but they have taught me! It is sooo awesome your mom is learning! Cute cookies too!
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« Reply #35 on: March 26, 2008 03:48:22 AM »

These look so great I really thought she had a whole set of ASL cookie cutters!!!
Now to make them even better - you need to do this out of polyclay and put them up in her room!!!! Awesome job!!!
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« Reply #36 on: March 26, 2008 07:08:10 AM »

Such a cool idea!  I passed this on to my mom -- I think she'll love it!
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« Reply #37 on: March 26, 2008 01:14:44 PM »

"Riley, I love you"  ... in cookies!!  Brilliant!  What did she think of them?  I will be sharing this idea with a friend of mine who is deaf and whom I know will greatly appreciate the amazing work your Mom did.  This is the most heartwarming thing I've seen done for another person in a long time, and I think it's so special that your little girl has such a loving grandmother- not just speaking in terms of using fingerspelling, but in COOKIES!   Smiley 
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« Reply #38 on: March 26, 2008 05:58:32 PM »

I've been signing for 16 years and have been working as an interpreter for deaf children for the last 4 years, and my students would love these! Heck, I love these. I may have to make a batch myself if I can find a cookie cutter! Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #39 on: March 27, 2008 12:51:14 PM »

those are so neat...i bet they were a big birthday hit! Smiley
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