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Sound Quiz

In this activity, children tape-record different sounds and then see if friends and family can guess what they are.

Materials

  • Tape recorder
  • Blank cassette tape
Directions
  1. Go around your house, yard, school, and neighborhood listening for interesting sounds.
  2. Tape sounds, leaving about ten seconds of blank tape between sounds.
  3. Make sure you make a list on paper of the sounds in order.
  4. You should also say a number on the tape before each sound.
  5. Once the tape is finished, let friends and family take the sound quiz.
  6. Keep a record of how many correct answers each person gets and announce the winner after everyone has taken the quiz.
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A list of after-school activities for children ages 7 to 12. From 365 Smart After-School Activities by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. Copyright © 2005 by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with Sourcebooks, Inc.

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