Talking Hands – Did you ever try to talk without using your hands? When people talk, they often gesture with their hands. Even if people are on the phone and the listener can’t see you, the speaker still uses hand gestures. Some researchers say it is a sign of intelligence. Some psychologists identified the reasons why people use gestures. Bottom line, gestures help us to learn or explain a concept. In this activity you will use your hands, hand art, a story or concept, and video to share meaning, knowledge or information. Mrs. McBride has temporary tattoos you can use, or you can paint your own. All topics and drafts must be approved by your teacher before recording. View this video and file just for enjoyment.