Sunday, August 15, 2010

Sounds From the Home

This listening activity uses sounds that anyone can find in or around their home. I hope everyone enjoys them and that they aren't too hard for the kids. I tried coming up with sounds for a community theme such as the grocery store, pet store, post office, bank etc. I didn't find good clear sounds and I thought the kids would have a hard time telling the difference between some of the places. maybe I'll combine some of those sounds with a jobs theme. I still have a few other ideas for sound activities. I will be posting other types of activities as well during the upcoming week.

Download the files here!

Track Listing

1. Doorbell
2. Phone ringing
3. Pouring Drink
4. Keys Jingling
5. Toilet Flush
6. Computer
7. Clock
8. Lawn Mower
9. Page turning in a book
10. Bouncing ball
11. Filling Sink
12. Fridge
13. Fan
14. Baby's rattle,
15. Writing with pencil
16. Kids in Pool
17. Ice Cube in Glass.
18. Mailbox
19. Hair Dryer
20. Popcorn Popping in Microwave


  1. Where do you get all these sounds from??? You are amazing and I am so glad you got the comments fixed:)

  2. Thanks for the comments. I find the sounds online from a number of sites. It's taken me years to build up the sound collection that I have. I stil search for new sounds if and when I need them. Some sites are or Sometimes I end up searching Google if I have a specific sound that I want.

  3. thank you for sharing. The sounds will be very helpful in my classes


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